The Florida dispatch

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The Florida dispatch
Uniform Title:
Florida dispatch (Live Oak, Fla.)
Place of Publication:
Live Oak Fla
The Florida Dispatch Line
Creation Date:
May 3, 1886
Publication Date:


Subjects / Keywords:
Agriculture -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Live Oak (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Suwannee County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Suwannee -- Live Oak
30.294444 x -82.985833


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1876.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
-new ser. v. 9, no. 3 (Jan. 21, 1889).
General Note:
D.H. Elliott, editor.
General Note:
Published at: Live Oak, Fla., <June 20, 1877>-Feb. 11, 1880; and at: Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 18, 1880-Jan. 21, 1889.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (May 8, 1876).

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Series: Vol. 5.--No. 18. Published by CHAS. W. DACOSTA, Jacksonville, Fla. Price 5 cents.

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Established 1869. Monday, May 3, 188O. 82.00 per Year in advance.
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FJ I I the better the trees thrives ; but it ered up lightly in nurseries until they handsome cocoanut cee and about

Qrove: and Orchard. will do well on a great variety of soils. sprout, which is from three to ten ten years old in full fait at Jupiter ;
.. .:4/l'/f. The tree, however; has not been triedon months, when they are put into groves; and sporadic trees ar//' farther up on
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all our kinds of soil ; and,-every- but experience tends to show that Indian River ; but thj growing of these
thing is to some extent experimental. transplanting sets back the tree's nuts north of 27 deg !es on the Atlantic -
Prior to 1878 there were on and near The bearing trees are fruiting freely ; growth nearly a year ; and hence most coast is a proble to be solved by
LakeWorth only a few-perhaps nota but it is too soon to determine from planters now believe it best to plant experiment. The pi liters on Indian
score-cocoanut trees. These few our own experience what should be the nut in place just where the tree is River are making bat experiment
had been planted apparently by the considered an average -crop. Very to grow. This is certainly best when now ; and in some five or six years we
people of some prejjpus settlement, or hopeful reckoners expect the averageto the ground is perfectly ready for the may hope to have the results. It is
had drifted ashore and been dk planted reach 200 nuts a year in the tree. tree -some reckless_ and superficialpersons more than possible that-as some
by Nature ; although the former is This, counting one hundred to the assert that"the cocoanut tree .. claim-the cocoanut may be grown
the more likely. In 1878 a cargo of acre-and that is the usual spacing needs no attention or cultivation, and successfully as far north as Cape Can-
coeoanuts, lost at sea somewhere near now-givEs us 20,000 nuts to the acre. will thrive and bear fruit without care averal-twenty-eight degrees, thirty
the Dade coast of Florida, floated There is a tree in the southern part of or manure in any soil. But such persons i i minutes-but the antecedent probabilities -
ashore near Lake Worth-which is the county that is yielding one nut a i are sometims fools, and sometimes I it must be confessed, are not
separated from the Atlantic only by a day, year in and year out. I am, how- have lands to sell. This tree respondsto very great. The whole country would
narrow strip of land less than half a ever, of the opinion that, as a business care and fertilizing just as other heartily rejoice in any extending of
mile wide, and were gathered in by the basis; it would be safest to reckon on trees do the world over. The culti- the area of this crop. The industryis
settlers then resident on the Lake. one hundred as an annual average for vation must of course be adapted to no danger of overdoing, althoughone
About 25,000 nuts were gatheredin each tree ; or 10,000 to the acre. the special wants of the tree ; and the blooming writer informs us that
and planted on that occasion, and The nuts that have been thus far digging about it should not-as in the since 1882, there has been over a million
of these maybe 15,000 grew to be grown here on the Lake have been case of fig and some other fruit trees-I I cocoanut trees set out along the
trees. Since that time probably 5,000 used principally for seed ; though some be deeper than necessary to remove Florida coast between Key West and
nuts have added to that wholesale have been sold in Jacksonville. I the weeds and hurtful grasses aroundit. Jupiter Inlet. Now, the census of

planting ; and these were planted- un have. myself. planted thirty or forty of The cocoanut is comparatively 1883 gives the number of acres under
der better conditions and with more these home-grown nuts ; and- have- trees free from diseases and the ravages of cultivation: in Dade and Monroe coun
intelligence. There are, then, in now growing from them. There seemsto insects. ; ties as 1123 all told ; and 1,000,000
groves and avenues. to-day, not far he little if any difference between The cocoanut palm-the Cocos Nu- cocoanut trees should cover about
from 20,000 cocoanuts on Lake Worth. these nuts and those imported from cifera of the botanists-is quite sensitive 10,000 acres. These two facts do not
Under favorable conditions the cocoanut I Central and South America. Local to cold and survives only the tit into each other very closely. The
will begin to bear fruit in about prices for these Lake-grown nuts slightest touch of frost. I have neverheard only reply possible for our blooming
seven years-in exceptional cases in range from five to eight cents each. of any tree or plants being hurt writer is that the nuts were plantedout
six-from the planting. There are The demand for them to plant here by the cold on Lake Worth, although in the woods ; but then I under-
now only a few hundred trees here will prooably keep the selling priceup we have just passed through the severest stand that the planters of such cocoa-
; bearing; but the number is rapidlyand to five cents for a few years yet ;; cold snap that has visited us-since nuts-some of them at least-are
daily increasing. The first lot and then, when the supply exceeds the 1835 ; the thermometer falling as lowas planting them to sell to non-resident
:: planted were frequently put too close, local demand, the nuts will take their thirty-two degrees on three successive investors in Florida groves; and I
and sometimes in soil not well suited place in the markets, competing with mornings in January. LakeWorth hear that they wish to convey*' the
! to the tree, and sometimes too deep in South:; American prices-from one to is protected from extreme depression idea to the public that planting pre-
the ground. These causes account for three cents, according to variety and; of temperature by several con supposes clearing. Such blooming
'' so small a proportion's coming to the quality.The ditions that do not) extend northwardmany statements and such unscrupulous l
estate of trees. Lake plantings have imported nuts are usually I miles, if it all beyond the 27th speculators as these are the causes of
turned out better. Full four hun- husked, so as to occupy less room on I degree of north latitude. These con- I vast injury to the interests of Florida..
dred square feet to each tree is now the vessels ; but it is generally be ditions are known to all well informed I t! Great as are the possibilities of cocoanut -
found to be little enough ; and the lieved that is better to plant the nut :!. persons ; excepting* perhaps, a few I culture in Dade county-and
:> tendency of opinion is to give more I I with the husk on just as it falls from +j who have lands to sell somewhere I they are unquestionably great-it remains -
l. room. The better the land in general. the tree. The nuts are usually coy- north of that line. There is a very to be proved whether it is,to bek

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the leading production. It is a pretty at from $2.25 to $2.50 per box, and and California will in time run out all lemons. Many years ago limes sold
well assured crop ; but the phenomenal lemons $2.50 to $3.00. the foreign importations of oranges, at $20 per barrel], but now the prices
] successes of this sub-tropical Mr. Merritt, of the Merritt Fruit and he suggests that American orange average to range from $2 to $6.
climate will probably lie among other Company, pronounces the Valencia growers may practically prolong their About a thousand boxes last year
fruits-the Lime, the Pineapple, the oranges handsome, but sour and season and govern prices of their fruit were brought hore from Florida of
Guava, and possibly the Lemon and rather deficient in flavor. They are by keeping it for a longer time upon 'Persian limes," which were almost a
the Mango. shipped here in cases which contain the trees and then storing it properly, large as lemons, and very fine. They
The trial of the cocoanut on the double the quantity of the Sicilian so that it may come forward grad. brought about $5 per box, and will
west side of Lake Worth, where the box, and he thinks that oranges from ually. probably be raised more extensivelyin
soil is a sandy loam, is only, just be. either of these localities, as well as It is a curious fact, he says, that an the future. _
gun. Jt will be some years before we from Sorrento, sell as a rule 50 percent orange may remain on the tree for SYSTEMS---- --OF-CULTIVATION.-
can speak of it with assured knowledge below those of Florida and Cali-- many months after it ripens, and it -
Influence of Shade Upon the Increase of
lily opinon is that with proper fornia. Many of the Sicilian orange will neither decay nor fall off like the Insect Pests.
attention they will do well. The trees groves are being devoted to the cul- apple, but will wither and its juicesgo Most insects love shade. Some, and
that have reached successful fruiting ture of lemons, and the change is back into the sap of the tree. It among the number Scale-insects, the
thus far are all, I think, on hammock effected merely by grafting. The will, however, again take back its worst pest of the orange, prefer the
land,east of the lake mainly, although flavor and quality of the fruit thus juices, and, swelling to its natural size, darkness and dampness produced by
has number of fine in wise affected become as palatable as ever. He
Mr. Bradley a produced are no by dense masses of foliage. Plants, on
bearing trees on the west side. Theseon the process. Mr. Merritt further says thinks that the injury to :Florida by the other hand, require light and air,
species of hammock. 11;. D. that lemons may be considered as the frost is much less serious than was for which the inner branches pine and
in Florida Cultivator. semi-tropic fruit, not adapted to extreme at first supposed, and that a good crop lose vitality, a condition which also
Lake Worth. Fla....February,..---, 1886. southerly heat. A million, or may be expected there next seaaon. greatly favors the reproduction of
possibly a million and a half boxes of FLORIDA AND CALIFORNIA ORANGES. scaleinsects.The I .
HtUITS. lemons are sold yearly in New York, Mr. Merrit estimates this season's good advice of the horticulturist -
The New York Market Journal con at least four-fifths of which come from crop in California at 400,000 boxes, "Prune back excessive branch
tains u long article on the fruit tradein Sicily. Florida has begun the lemon while he puts the Florida crop at growth, give and keep an open headto
that city from which we find the culture, but her contributions have not about 1,000,000 boxes, about one-half the tree," may be supplementedand
following extracts, which make it evi hitherto exceeded 50,000 boxes yearly, of which reached market, and he sustained by that of the entomol-
dent that Florida and California citrus although the crop is increasing. Lem- thinks the Florida yield this year will ogist, "Let in light and air." Let this
fruits are becoming popular in the ons vary in price much more than or- amount to from 60 to 90 per cent. of not, however, be construed as indors-
great fruit mart of the country. anges, and the market for them is extremely the crop of the past season. Florida ing the practice of trimming high the
MEDITERRANEAN ORANGES AND LEM- fickle, a long spell of hot begins to ship. her fruit in October andit trunks, and depriving them of their
ONS. weather or usual sickness being among : comes forward heavily during No- spreading lower braches, their best
In former times, before Cuba, Jamaica the numerous causes that advance the i vember and December, while Califor- and most natural protection against
Florida and California came to price. There are both specific and nia begins early in January and ships extremes of heat and cold.
the front as producers of oranges for advalorem duties on imported oranges the bulk of the crop in March and CLEAN CULTURE OR MULCHING PREF-
and lemons. April. It mainly to Western in-
New York market, our great source goes ERABLE TO CROPPING YOUNG
of supply was the Mediterranean HAVANA ORANGES. terior cities. In a few years both GROVES.
countries, Sicily, Catania, Valencia, Havana oranges formerly took the these States, he says, will largely in- The practice of planting crops be
etc. About 1,500,000 boxes were lead, but whether from the fact that crease their product and will also sup- tween the rows of young orange treesis
formerly received in New York, the groves are old, or less care is paidto ply what is called summer fruit. not without certain evil conse-
yearly, from those ports. But the importations the culture, they no longer rank Oranges now come from Los Angeles quences in attracting depredators.
have lately decreased, and with oranges from Jamaica, Fjorida through to New York by the carload, Many of these do indirect damage
last year did not exceed about 1,000- or California-they are less juicy and and attached to passenger trains, at a only. Cotton, for instance, is attackedby
000 boxes, as stated by Messrs. Brown handsome, and are not as heavy, neither cost of about 90 cents per box. Fruit the cotton worm (Aleti xylina)
& Seecomb, of this city, who sell by do they keep as well. Another from Jacksonville, Florida, costs for which, after stripping the cotton
auction all the Mediterranean fruits point against them is, that they are freight to New York 50 cents per box, plants of their leaves, gather upon the
which arrive at this port. packed for market with far less care and from interior points in the State, orange trees and make their cocoons
They say also, that only ahout two- than fruit from either of the other 60 to 80 cents. between the leaves. The orange trees
thirds as many lemons are brought to regions named. The average prices of Mr. Merrit exhibited some very are fouled with their webs and tan-
New York from European ports as Havana on the dock, this season, as handsome and exquisitely flavored gles, which foster scaleinsects.A .
oranges. given by the firm above mentioned, fruit from California which he called very appreciable amount of damage -
Messrs. Phelps Bros. & Co., large have been from $3.50 to $4.00, whichare Naval oranges, and which were prac- is always inflicted by locusts or
importers of these fruits, say that the little better than last year's prices, tica'ly' seedless.; This fruit brings grasshoppers (Acrididce) when succulent -
Sicily orange crop has failed this !Sea- owing to the frost in Florida. About from $4 to $5 per box, each contain- plants, like cotton or cow pea, are
son and will furnish only about two- 20,000 barrels of oranges came to ing about 128 oranges. He says that planted in young groves; and when
thirds the usual supply, while the New York last year from Havana. California fruit brings from 20 to 25 the system of allowing weeds to grow
Valencias are more abundant than JAMAICA ORANGES. per cent. more than Florida fruit of about the trees is i::! pursu -d, th, loss of
last year. Messrs. Hill Brothers, who The firm of Vessels & Co. make u the same quality, and that the Mediterranean growth from these insects is s Muetinis:
are very large dealers in Foreign leading specialty of this fruit, although oranges rule lowest ot all in very serious. Older trees do not
fruits, say that more Mediterraneanfruit they deal also in Florida oranges. price. Next comes Havana fruit, next greatly suffer, and are, moreover, siMe
comes to New York than five They own the New York and Jamaica Jamaica, tnni Florida, and lastly, t> spare a portion of their foliage; !hot
years ago, but the prices are lower, Steamship line, which comprises) : three highest and best of all, the oranges of very young trees when surrounded by
owing to the greatly increased produc- steamers, bringing mainly fruits. They California. But many leading dealers weeds are more or less defoliated; and
tion of Florida, California and the state the ruling price of Jamaica entertain diverse views as to the I checked in growth. The tops of young
West Indies. They state also that or- oranges to be at present from $6 to $7 i respective excellence of the fruits of trees being small and low their leaders
anges from the latter countries will per barrel, Havauas per barrel, $4 to the different regions. and tender shoots are gnawed and destroyed
not keep and bear transportation as -, with Floridas from $8.50 toper -, LIMES.:; as fast as they appear, and
well as those from the Mediterranean\ box, and Californias not quotable This fruit comes mainlv from Jamaica most of the summer growth may thus.
which are thinner-skinned and hardy. from scant supply.Mr. Martinique and Moutserrat, be lost.
They give present price of the latter Wessels believe that Florida- but New Yorkers generally prefer I Objection is sometimes made

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mulching orange trees with leaves or who are so situated that they could agents keep constantly advised by wire Stencils will be furnished on appli-

vegetable refuse, on the ground that easily provide an abundance of fruit of the condition and demands of their cation to this office. Also any addi-

the mulch attracts and harbors insects. for their families, fail to raise it en- respective markets. We are by this tional information growers may desire.

Host of the insects which lurk in tirely, or so scantily as to have it buta means enabled to distribute our shipments We record each shipment by its sten-

such places, however, are predaceous small portion of the year, and some intelligently, aUf 1 avoid glutted cil number. Hence you are cautionednot

species, and may be considered either years not at all. markets. to use a borrowed stencil.

harmless or beneficial. Very few of As fruit of some kind can be raisedin We give shippers the benefit of car Our stencil bears no destination. In

them are injurious to the orange tree. all parts of the country, we have, load rates to Western points, and are shipping to the Exchange do not

White ants (Termites) must be considered from time to time, given prominenceto in a position to secure much faster mark destination on your package, as

an exception to this rule. this subject and urged our readersto time to all points than you can expect all the transportation lines are postedas

They are attracted by decaying vegetable plant fruit of all kinds that will when shipping direct to commission to the location of our agents. See

matter, especially by dead wood succeed with them, and have it in such houses, in less than car load ship- that your shipping receipt shows the

and sometimes attack the living tree quantity that it can be used freely, ments. number of your stencil. This is very

at or beneath the surface of the and, if possible every day in the year. The Exchange charges a commission: important, as the transportation lines

ground. To avoid attracting such The strawberry is cosmopolitan and of ten per cent. on all sales. This ten will Way-bill each shipment on its

dangerous neighbors care should be requires but little space ; the currant, per cent. is the only commission you i stencil number. Very respectfully,

. had in mulching leave the Clown of the raspberry and the blackberry will will be required to pay. A. M. IVES,

the tree uncovered and exposed to the flourish over a wide range of territory; In shipping to the exchange please General Manager.New \ .

light and air. It is also best to iex- by selecting varieties enough apples, observe the following instructsons : Zealand-e--------Spinach.

clude from the mulch all solid masses pears, plums, cherries and grapes for First. Use only the standard crate The heats of July and August are

of wood material, such as chips and the family use can be raised in nearly or standard barrel. The standard crate
much for
I too spinach, which, if it does
branches.It every State. In the Southern States a measures 8x14x22 inches, the esti--
not run to seed, grows slowly, and is
is to, be noted in regard to the still wider range of fruits is presented, mated weight of fifty pounds. Capa- without the succulence that it has in

common practice of scattering in the and there is no reason why fruit shouldnot city of the stardard barrel must not the earlier months. While spinach is

groves and about the trees bits of appear in plenty and variety upon exceed that of an ordinary flour bar- in perfection, one wants nothing bet-

wood, bark, branches of logs, and al- every table in our land.-Vick's Magazine. I rel, and its weight is estimated at one ter, but it is well to prepare for the

lowing them to decay upon the ground, hundred pounds. Those using the months when that can not be had, by
that the danger from this system of -.------ barrel crate should see that they do
Trees in a vigorous condition will sowing seed of the New Zealand spin
fertilizing is not always immediate, not exceed one hundred pounds.
endure greater hardships than thosein ach. The plant is not at all relatedto
but consists rather in Second. from
attracting termites Shipments landings on
. an exhausted condition. the true spinach, but belongs to the
and inducing them to establish the St. Johns River and line of the
same family with the Ice-plant. The
colonies in the vicinity of the trees, Sixty tons of almonds were gatheredfrom Jacksonville, Tampa and Key: West
plant grows very slow at first and
which indeed whilean sixty-five acres on the Oakshade Railway Jacksonville St.
may escape injury ; Augustineand .
makes but little show, but as the heat
abundant supply of dead wood remains farm, in Yolo county. Cal the present Halifax River Railway, and trib-
increases, the better does this New
but are liable to be attacked if season. utaries thereto should come to Jack-
Zealander like it, and after it has
this should become dry or partially A cheap and commodious cold storage sonville ; also direct shipments via
made a fair start, it goes on branchingand
exhausted.-H. G. Hubbard, in In- for fruits will be one of the necEssities -i Florida Steamship Company will receive -
spreading in every direction. The
sects Affecting the Orange.The : for the coming fruit grower. I the attention ot our agent at
seeds are rather slow in starting, and
.4 Who w'll give us the best method of i Jacksonville. Shipments from the
if one has the conveniences for doing
Imperial FJa: construction. line of the Florida Southern Railwayand
it is well the seeds in
so, to sow pots;
It is a well known fact that the
tributaries will to Gainesville.
Wood ashes are a special fertilizerfor go
after the seeds thin
are up, leavingbut
people in Smyrna will not let the Impe-
from the Florida
orchards, and they can be pickedup three four in
or plants a pot.
rial out of that land. Sev-
fig come
and tributa-
in many localities of the country at Navigation system Make well-manured hills, six feet
eral rich men have sent agents to ries will to Baldwin.
low prices. Unleached wood ashes go Shipmentsfrom
each and the ball
apart way, turn out
Smyrna to get trees or cuttings that the line of the Savannah Florida
should never be piled about the trunkof of earth the and
containing plants, set
produce the great fig, but those agents a tree, but should be sown broad- and Western Railway will go to Sav-
it in the center of the hill. The seed
have come back with trees that bearan cast as far as the branches extend. annah. All however
shippers are, ex-
also be in drills which
may ,
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pected to use own as
should be three
all. The fellows have fooled feet apart. Sow
Smyrna to the convenient whichto
most route
thinly, and when the plants are up,
the agents on the trees. Mr. Vegetable &rden: reach either of the points named. I
thin to a foot apart. The leaves are
Masliu got the dried figs of the .
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not pack your vegetables to be gathered for use, leaving the
best kind and he took the seeds of FLORIDA FRUIT EXCh ANGE.
carelessly. See that your crates and ends of the branches uninjured. It i ia
those dried figs and carefully planted
Circular Letter to Vegetable Growers. barrels are well filled. Rememberthat used in the .
same manner as spinach.A -
them, and now he has a number of
'. JACKSONVILLE, FLA., April 15, '85. the freight charges on a partly Agriculturist for May.
trees growing, which he thinks will
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Exchange now filled crate just same as on a -- ---- ---------
produce the genuine Imperial fruit. Oil and Sulphur in Louisiana.
prepared to handle vegetables.The crate. If you ship ten crates of vegetables -
In Smyrna they do not gralt the fig Exploring wells have been sunk in
Exchange Forwarding losely: packed, we can safely as-
trees, but the good fruit which they
Calcasian parish and sulphur and
Agents at the following points : Jack- sert that said ten crates if properly re- pe
export is grown on seedlings.: The troleum discovered. Gypsum struck
sonville, Gainesville, Baldwin and packed at destination will not fill more
trees are not allowed to be sent off at from 350 to 400 feet then lime-
of these Hence ;
Savannah.: It is the duty than seven or eight crates.
because Smyrna wants no rival in the stone then softer rock and marl then
agents to receive all matter consigned you have paid out, unnecessarily, ; ;

production of her most profitablecrop. to the Exchange which may arrive at freight"on two or more crates, besides sulphur; then gypsum again. A well
Mr.1 l\Iaslin'a\ orchard,at Loomis,
sunk 400 feet struck oil and the
their respective stations, and ti) per- loss of crate material. All this can gas
Placier county, will soon show the re latter sending the oil with a rush
sonally supervise the distribution of be avoided by proper packing at up
suit of the owner's experiments.Grass .- and noise to over thirty feet high, and .
the and that all home.
same, see perishablesare
Valley Cal., Tidings.Fruit the oil continues flowing in quantity.'
.. loaded in proper' cars and forwarded Fourth. See that your shipping re- 0 .

In the Garden. without delay by the most expeditiousroutes. ceipts :show the nature of each pack- Hogs give returns so quickly that

The advantages of a full supply of age shipped. That is, state number of even if a small profit is made on each
lot these be made often
profits can so
fruit for family purposes are so great The Exchange has experienced and barrels or crates, as the case may be, and EU quickly that the rearing and

that one is often surprised that many reliable Selling Agents in the leading also, nature of contents, whether I I I' feeding of hogs is one of the most pay .

village residents, and many farmers cities of the East and West. These beans, peas, tomatoes, etc. ]I ing occupations on the




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growth that all times covers the sur- the latter system, it must be increased. tween the sea island and upland cot-

farm. face. And in turn every blade of The trees will ,immediately appropriate tons, and very much of that qualitymay

.--- grass, every green leaf, is constantly but a small portion of the fertil- be made to depend upon the kind
IMPROVING SOILS. absorbing from atmosphere and rain- izer applied in either case; this surplus of fertilizers used. For the production

*, fall other elements to be returned to which the growing crops take up, of the coarse, heavy tobacco, like
Cumulative va. Kxhniistlve Culture.
the soil. Each successive growth, in I and return to the soil with interest, that of Virginia and Kentucky, the
the venerable and
Col. Dancy, vet-
its life and subsequent decay, returns t would be entirely wasted under the planters should have a soil naturallyrich
eran horticulturist of Orange Mills,
to the soil more than it takes from it, exhaustive system.. aluminous and calcareous, from
Florida used to that constant cultivation -
say and the soil grows rich in humus from Under the exhaustive system the which fifty bushels of corn may be pro-
for two without allowing -
years year to year. grower must resort to chemical analysis -! duced, and into which forty or more
a sprig to would deplete -
green grow "In contrast with this stands the to determine what to feed his trees tuns of rich stable manure shall be
the richest soil in the State untilit I
agriculture of man;' he grows plants, each year, and if he is "gulled" by worked(] and a ton of hard wood ashesto

would not produce cow peas. Thisis not to return them to the earth, but to his fertilizer man, or fails to "hit itright" the acre spread broadcast. On such j
not mere theory or opinion but the
feed and clothe himself. He must
in quantity or quality, his trees soil and thus fertilized the yield of tobacco
result of careful observation and ex- take from the soil. But there is a
suffer. Unless he has more wisdom may be calculated at from 1,600to
periment, and coincides with the experience limit to this taking. The soil has, to
of thoughtful farmer. begin with, but a fixed amount of and foresight than the average mortal, 2,000 pounds of the dark, thick

every plant-food; this exhausted the plant under this "hand to-mouth": feeding, leaves. The bright leaves, so muchin

Constant stirring is constant aeration, will no l longer thrive. The soil ceasesto some element or condition will be demand at present for wrappers and

and this in our warm climate means, give, for the reason that it has
wanting at the right time and his trees fillings of cigars, are produced upon
during the greater portion of the year, nothing. That cultivation which is
lose If he does soils which
vitality. produce a lighter upon vegetable ma-
the rapid evaporation and volitilization ever taking, never giving, has been
aptly called by German writers freebooter vigorous growth he must follow one nures have been used freely and followed -
of the nutritive elements of the
farming." stimulating fertilizer with another to by truck, corn, cotton and other
soil. The rains also are washing
away his from back." which have been for at
keep trees "falling crops grown
the organic matter that lies lightly In fruit culture the natural or cumu-
He warfare least two till the first stimula-
M must keep up a constant years, or
lative method be followed.
the surface. Our soils are ,
upon gen- with disease, insects, and all the ills ting effects of the ammonia has been
erally so deficient in organic matter, The soil is not or should not be sub-
the orange tree is subject to, with the either exhausted or nearly spent, leav-
or humus, that even a small loss of this jected to the heavy drain of an anneal -
odds against him, and the consoling ing a fair degree of humus in the soil.
kind is appreciable. If a clean and crop. The open spaces betweenthe
ahead of able Cuban and Sumatran tobaccos
prospect being to con- ma-
constantly stirred surface be exposedto trees allow successive growths of
tribute his the ture their in from
portion to increasing growth ninety days
the action of the elements, sun, vegetation to be returned to the soil.
quantity of inferior fruit that Floridais planting out ; and since in all portionsof
rain and air combine, not only to dis- Give this method a trial this year.
now sending to market. Florida the plants may be set out as
sipate the plant food that has accu- Now is the season for planting; sow
Under the cumulative system the early as the 1st of April and be gath-
mulated for but also to disinte- cow peas in your grove at once if the
years has but in view ered the 1st of there is abundanceof
grower one object July,
and destroy those mineral and soil is moist enough to sprout the seed,
grate namely, to increase the quantity of time to work the ground and reara
other substances which nature has if not, then after the next shower.
organic matter, or humus, in the soil. second crop from either new plantsor
Plant them in hills drills
stored in soluble form for futureuse. or ; rows
away From this pabulum the tree will elab- from a ratoon that will spring up
The soil is taxed to its full ca: three feet and a half apart, and hills
orate all the elements it requires, and from the old roots. To produce this
pacity to produce nothing. It is like one and a half to two feet apart in
the resultant vigor will best fortify it second crop from the ratoons we recom-
the Unless the land is
grinding without grist expensive, row. very
; against the ravages of disease or the mend a half pint of the potash and
damaging, and profitless.Now strong you will get a more even stand
attack of insects, and induce an early, bone fertilizer to the hill,and workingit
if small or other or- by sowing in drills or rows and work-
orange prolific yield of bright,golden fruit, of into the surface with a fine garden
chard trees, are growing on this sur- ing once or twice than by sowing
that superior quality, produced onlyin rake ; also cultivating the entire sur-
broadcast. Follow this by a
face at intervals of twenty or thirty crop
Florida. face. At the close of the tobacco culture -
feet, the conditions are not materially second sowing, or better still, turn the ., .- (.
for the the land be
year, may I
changed. The trees, it is true, get the first crop under when the pods beginto CUBAN AND SUMATRAN TOBACCO.

benefit of such portion of the plant form and plant a second and a The intelligent agricultural corres thoroughly plowed and sown to oats or 1
to be cut for the next 1
hay spring
food that is being elaborated from the third crop, to be treated in like man- pondent of the Times-Union recom- rye i
turned in with the fertilizer
or plow as a -
Old] farmers that mends the cultivation of Cuban and
soil as they can use. They can take ner. say growingcow f
for the of cotton
crop or corn.
up and assimulate, however, but a' peas upon a soil will improve it Sumatran tobacco as a money crop peculiarly -
No plant will take from the soil a
small part of the nutrient elements even if the peas are matured and adapted to Florida. He says :

given off by the soil, which under this gathered. The last crop of peas may The Cuban and Sumatran tobacco of i greater amount of potash than tobacco, I
therefore it is not advisable to plant
system of tillage are simply wasted. be allowed to mature to furnish seed high grades will produce well upon all
the tract of ]land with tobacco
The result is that pine lands,naturally for the next year. When the last soils from which ten bushels of corn same t
two in succession, unless I a ton of
years I
deficient in organic matter, are speed- i crop of peas has been disposed of sow can be obtained. The surface shouldbe I
hard wood or palmetto ashes, or their 1 I
ily impoverished, and the richest hammocks broadcast, rye, oats or some similar nearly level to prevent washing by .
equivalent in potash, be plowed in
lose their fertility before the plant to be turned under in the spring.If the heavy summer showers. upon each acre.

trees arrive at maturity. Heavy, it be necessary to farm the land Florida has large bodies of such 1,

and in most cases, artificial fertiliza- upon which the young grovn stands, a lands. It may also be worthy of con- Seasonable Ulnta. I

tion must be resorted to to maintainthe portion of the pea vines can be cured sideration whether in much of the The season has been so backward, so !

vigor of the trees. The soil be- for forage, or they can precede a crop State a full crop of Tobacco may not cold and wet, that many farmers have

comes a negative factor, exercising a of potatoes or succeed a crop of corn, be taken after the corn crop has been not been able to plant as much corn {I

mechanical function merely, support- and the fall sowing will afford excel- removed,and whether a second crop of as they wished to, or as early, or in j t

; ing the trees in their position and affording lent winter pasture for stock,.or range tobacco cannot be produced from the land properly prepared. With such

a medium for the artificial for fowls. ratoon allowed to grow from the roots their corn crop may be much smaller ]I

nourishment of the plant.In To get the best results, especially on of the first crop, thus making the land than they intended it should be. _'

a state of nature, we find that pine land these annual crops as wellas I produce two valuable crops during the Fortunately our Southern climate N3'

soils having,sufficient vitality to pro- the trees should be fertilized for the same year from a single planting. It is very friendly to farmers, and we ''.

duce vegetation, constantly increasein first few years at any rate. It will may also follow]) the cabbages, beets have such a multiplicity of crops ;i

fertility. There is no wastage. The not require more fertilizer than the and other vegetables. adapted to this climate that when one ;

plant food elaborated from the soil by trees have received under clean culture The difference in the value of the fails we have others that are pretty :j J

the action of heat, light, air and moisture I and the quantity can be diminished -i different qualities of tobacco of the good substitutes that may come in later j|1

goes to nourish the vegetable from year to year, which, under I same variety is fully equal to that be- in the season. l'|,'


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Sorghum can be planted until late i riching old worn out land, as you These experiments often puzzle equal, as a drying oil to linseed, and

in June or July. This crop can be plow the land, put in every third fur- scientific and practical farmers also; superior to that for many uses. Thereare

made .to feed hogs and chickens in row peas and some commercial fertil- and the chemists often have to confess, many mills exclusively devoted to

place of corn. The seeds are aa goodas izer, to make more vines. Plow the like Dr. Sturtevant, "I don't know : its manufacture in this country, but

corn for chickens and hogs, and the vines in in the fall. The hogs may why." both the linseed and cotton seed mills

stalks, when the seeds are ripe, are eat the peas, and then plow the vinesin Soil without humus in it is gener- express it occasionally, and are frequent -

full of saccharine juice, and hogs afterwards. If left until winter or ally considered barren; and yet over buyers. It is not cultivated to

thrive in grinding out and sucking up I spring, and then plowed in, they I. thirty bushels of wheat to the acre any extent in this country as a market

the juice, rejecting the bagasse. will greatly benefit the land. It is have been made in what appeared to able crop, but is extensively grown in

German millet, sown in April should the cheapest humus and ammonia that be almost drifting sand, irrigated by a Russia, where it is said to average

make two tons of forage to the acre can be applied to land. running stream. fifty bushels of seed to yield about one

for horses or cows, and saves corn in Study these summer and late plant- Scientists have told us, in past gallon of oil. With the improved

feeding it pretty freely to work ani- ings, and keep a table of them in your years, that land plaster fixes ammonia method devised by the cotton seed

mals, with small rations of oats or head-it will pay better than politics.I in the manure heap and prevents its crushers in this country, it is quite

corn. Plenty of such work may be done escape; lately German chemists say likely this yield could be increased,

Sweet potatoes can be planted all all along in May, June, July and Au- that they have discovered that land and the rich moist lands of the west

along the line, from April until late I gust, in making food for the stock, and plaster does not fix and hold the am- would probably largely increase the

in July, rain or no rain. Fit up a food for the family. Half of the monia, as formerly supposed.So product per acre. There is no estab-

water barrel on a slide or cart labor of farmers the world over our scientific lights do not lished price for the seed in our lead-

and give half a pint of water to is said to be employed in making always lead the farmer in paths that ing markets, but buyers at the mills

the hill, and plant when draws from good for man or beast.-Dan are strictly reliable.-New Orleans report that they pay one dollar per

the bedded potatoes are ready, or iel Dennett, in New Orleans Picayune. Picayune. bushel.

when vines are ready for cutting and . Since the above was prepared we
Suntlower Culture.
These boiled for SCIENTIFIC FARMING. have noticed a paragraph going the
planting. or raw,
The cultivation of the sunflower
rounds of the Press to the effect that a
and milch
hogs cows, may save a great Unaccountable Facts in Farming. Helianthus is attract-
annul now
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farmer keeps "one stove going six
deal of farmer should
corn. Every Dr. Lewis Sturtevant, of the New ing the attention of many agri-
raise hundreds of bushels of them. York Agricultural Experiment Station months on the sunflower stalks pro-
culturists concerted
although no action -
duced on one acre of land. The seed
From half of rice
an acre to an acre at Geneva knows( a deal
great has yet been had in the matter.It .
should be small produced is fed to fowls, which pays
planted by and he is
every about scientific farming, an is of easy cultivatition, growing "

farmer ; and, if no rice mill is con- honest man and dares tell the truth, freely in all soils: and is not very sen- for all cultivation.- -
As stated above the sunflower
venient make mortar and
a pound even when it is not very flattering to sitive to climatic conditions. Of
exhaustive to the soil because of the
enough for family use. This, too, may himself. In an address before the course the better the soil the better the
large amount of potash taken from it.
gave corn. National Grange, he said :
It is however
product. a very ex-
Plant cashaws also beans This potash is deposited mainly in the
pumpkins, ,
"We know little haustive from the soil
actually so upon crop, taking a
and other that leaves and stalks; the substance of the
garden vegetables may the and methods of of and there-
causes agriculture, copious supply potash,
seeds is drawn mainly from the air.
be from to All
planted April July. some of which are tonsidered the very fore should not follow itself in rotation, .
this in the In the above paragraph is seen how to
may some measure supply simplest, that I can only say, I know unless this ingredient is very fully re-
of cornbread the table. remove the objection of exhaustion of
place on about them." In of the river bottoms
nothing newed. some ,
Plant sunflower seeds for chickensan the soil. If the stalks are burned and
The Doctor states that with forty- and rich moist lands of the West, a
I the ashes carefully saved and returned
of this is worth
acre crop two acres I two plats of ground, upon which variety grows wild, and its seeds are I
ti) the land the is not an exhaustive
of for chicken food. It is said crop
corn wheat was sown, with various kinds of used by the Indians as food, but the
and horses fond of them. one. If ashes are needed for soap-
hogs are fertilizers manured excessively most in cultivation is the
some plants variety
full of oil. Rats and mice I making or for a supply of potash for
They are .
his largv. t yield was but "Mammoth Russian, which, good soil
sometimes of any purpose, no better source can be
are pretty good judges j
twenty-two bushels to the acre. Aud grows to immense size, 24 to 30 inches,
had than in a crop of sunflowers.Coleman's .-
good things. They. are excessively why this unfavorable state of things ? in diameter, and yields a large quan- Rural World.
fond of these seeds.
he answers, "I cannot tell." tity of excellent seed. In some places, .

Plant corn for green-soiling horses J. C. Myers, of Georgia, gives an where wood is scarce, it is grown solelyfor Millet.4

and mules in connection with their account of his experimental cotton fuel, the stalk making a very hot,
There of
regular feed of corn and oats, and for patch in the Southern Cultivator. In though brief fire. In others it is cultivated a great variety grasses
known this
milch cows when needed, and for win- using thirty-eight kinds of fertilizers- only to utilize its seed for feeding by name. Generally theyare
: of and like wheat
European origin, ,
ter forage. mineral, composted, cowyard and I stock, as it forms a good winter
rye and oats, have become annuals.
Sow sorghum and speckled peas stable manure, all sorts-the results food for both fowls and horses, givingto Another class have been introducedinto

broadcast together and cut for green were often unexplainable. The largest the feathers of the one, and the
the Southern States, and especiallyinto
soiling or for winter forage. yield per acre was 1,228 pounds of hairs of the other, a bright glossy appearance Florida of that
Egyptian origin,
Plant Irish potatoes for the second seed cotton, about400 pounds of lint- and making them lively and
may be cut when about to send up
crop in June, July, or August. Juneis cost $12 ; used 900 pounds cotton seed, spirited, by feeding a half pint night their tassels, and they will rattoon, and

best. >. Plant the small potatoes 450 pounds acid phosphate,400 pounds and morning. It is said to give horsesa continue, in our Southern countries to

from the crops harvested in June. I I kainit, 5000 pounds wood soil, making greater power of endurance when grow until killed by severe frosts ; such

Plant them whole, and if there isI 6650 pounds cotton seed compost. The mixed with their rations.It .
are Dhura corn, and Millo maize and
moisture enough in the ground to smallest yield was 684 pounds-cost is also grown in some localities as
the Sorgos. All the millets, and es-
sprout them and give them a start, a $7.92 ; unfertilized. Another unfer- a preventive of malarial diseases, its
pecially the Egyptians, may be cut
good crop may be harvested in Octo- tilized plant made 960 pounds ; cost great absorption of nourishment from when green, for soiling cattle and

ber, that will keep better and make of cultivation and gathering $9.45 ; the air, being supposed to prevent the
horses, and will seldom if ever, produceany
better seed for the spring crop than same kind of soil throughout.The spread of miasma. In still other
injurious effects from being eaten
the potatoes harvested in June. Bank results were generally in favorof places it is grown as a substitute for
fresh. The tonage even for hay in
them, fifteen bushels in a bank, like commercial! fertilizers, but they bean poles, the leaves being strippedoff Florida is very large ; and is greedilyeaten

sweet potatoes, for winter use and prove that David Dickson was correctin and the stalks-still attached to the
by all kinds of stock, both green _
spring his statements that amountsof roots make for the
planting. large a good support
and dry.-J. G. K., in Times-Union.
Plant peas in June, in the cornrows commercial fertilizers do not generally vines. But its chief value lies in the .

for forage, for fattening hogs in pay; about two hundred poundsto clear palatable oil which can be obtained More stock and less dependence .

the fall and for table use. For en- the acre pay best. from the seed, and which is upon commercial fertilizers.

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the result, as I expect to earn abouta generation of bee-keepees may excel fish are cooked they fall to pieces.

J1piary. hundred cents to get a dollar out of the present, increasing in numbers and Take some of the fish, bones and all,
f. any legitimate business. in knowledge, until every pound of and mix corn meal with this and the
The work in our apiary is largely honey secreted by the unnumbered liquid the fish were boiled in, and a
An Ohio Beekeeper's Experience. done by women, which demonstratesthat flowers of our land is gathered W.: mess is furnished which the young

J. B. Hines, of Bedford, Cuyahoga women can adapt'themselves to D.Ralston in American dgrii ulturist. birds will greedily devour.

county, Ohio, in the Medina\ Gleanings the business, and become successful ---. ..------- In the absence of fish, potatoes

in Bee Oulture, gives some of the re- apiarists. Mrs. Hains and her cousin, The Limit of an Apiary. boiled in milk, \vhere there is plentyof
Miss\ Bennett, have almost exclusive The question is being discussed the latter, is an admirable prepa-
lessons of
sults and sixteen years' ex-
charge of the queen-nursery, as well among Ohio bee-keepers as to how ration for feeding to young, growing
perience in bee-keeping which may be as other departments of the work. be chicks. A mixture of one-third corn
large an apiary profitably
of interest to those engaged in the bus Inexperienced persons would not hesi- may meal and wheat bran with the above
in One the
kept one locality. figures
iness in Florida. It will be seen that tate to pronounce them wasteful in the will make the young chicks grow
extreme should they witness their maximum number to be 250 colonieson if fresh
like all branches of productive iudus- selection wonderfully given every day.
or, rather, rejection, of all an area of four miles square; another The best feed for sitting hens is plentyof
bee culture wisdom
try requires small and medium sized queen cellsa believes that 200 are quite too good, sound, whole corn. They

care, economy and perseverance as rule which they rigidly enforce, be- many, but all must agree that it depends should have plenty of- fresh water to
well as labor to insure some moderate lieving that none but the most perfectare the amount of honey- drink.
worthy to bear the title of ---. .
success, especially under the disadvan- royalty, producing vegetation.
tages of Northern winters. If a rea- and that, through careful selection, we Undrawn 1'oultry.
may expect to come the nearest to Oil the Halifax.A We have been wondering for a longtime
sonable profit can be realized then cer- realizing the hopes of all bee-keepers, correspondent from the Halifax what can induce the people of
tainly the same energy and industrywill which is the best
securing possiblerace
cities undrawn when
country writes: Bees are doing fairly buy poultry,
secure greater reward under the of bees.
.. well this spring, notwithstanding the common sense teaches that they pay
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conditions of Florida cli-
Proverbs of Uee-Keepers. fact that the mangrove trees have for much that should not even be allowed -
mate. Mr. Hines :
The ways of bee-keeping are not been killed by the freeze both on the to come near the market, and
In the spring of 1870, there being all ways of pleasantness, nor are all Halifax and Hillsborough rivers. The when common taste must revolt at the

but three stocks, I transferred and Ital- the paths thereof the paths of peace. mangrove is one of the most valuable very thought of its two or three days
ianized them,and commenced beekeeping 2. Man is to eat his bread in the honey producing trees on this coast.
contact with the fine fat towls
modern I have on our
on principles. sweat of his face, and there is no ex-
tested nearly every thing said to be an ception made in favor of the bee- tables. We have. heard it said of

improvement or a help in the business.I keeper. French cooks that they kill and hangup

have retained only such as proved to 3. To work successfully a man Poultry fowls undrawn for several days or

be beneficial, among which I may must work wisely with bees, one must week before consider them
a they pal-
mention movable frames, comb found- know their nature and habits; these Animal Food for Poultry.
ation smoker veil atable, but whether this tale is true or
honey-extractor, can be learned only by careful study At the when hens
season are laying
slow feeder for spring and rapid feeder and observation. false, we do not covet the taste or

for fall, division-boards to contract 4. We live in progressive times, and abundantly lime should be kept be- fashion that can revel in the fragranceof

brood-nest, and last, but not least, the true bee-keeper must be progressive. fore them at all times, or there is a putrefaction. We are glad to see
pure Italian bees in well painted chaffLives liability of soft-shelled eggs. The best
that the is
subject beginning to attract
in the shade of trees. 5. In beekeeping, as in other way of feeding lime is in the form of
Notwithstanding I have had uni- some attention abroad, and we copy
things, the diligent are crowned with crushed bones shells.
form success in wintering bees in the succes. raw, or oyster the following from a writer in the
I wish to class it Young chickens need animal food. Record in the thatit
(, house-apiary, among 6. The obstacles in the way of suc- Philadelphia hope
the things I do not recommend on the cessful bee-culture are, ignorance, When it fails to do them good it is in may banish from our home marketthe

score of economy and convenience. I carelessness, being too eager t ) in- consequence of the common fault of dangling columns of puffed up
keep bees only In the south side, andit crease the number of colonies, and over-feeding. They cannot bear large. undrawn poultry one encounters on
is more work to care for them than cold tu nter8. rations of rich food.Vatch the every visitatation :

for an equal number in hives. You 7. A fair knowledge of bees, faith- mother hen at liberty scratching for "I can assure you," says the writer,
had better invest your money in chaff ful attention to the apairy, and a her young brood, and see how infre- "that housekeepers are feeling much
hives. I want no bee-bench, bee-shed, thorough and timely preparation for quent and how small the morsels and interest in this matter of undressed

nor bee-house of any kind. I want no the honey-flow, swarming, and winter- how many the competitive mouths. A poultry. Your paper has been the

queen-excluding honey-boards, no sec- ing, will make any man or woman a method has been recommended for champion in many reforms, and I, for
tions larger nor smaller than one successful bee-keeper. producing maggots as food not only one, sincerely hope that this, which
pound, no reversible frames, I fill 8. A tyrannical Pharaoh demandedof for chickens but old fowls. involves health, may be warmly ad-
my wired frames clear down to the his workers the full tale of bricks, The first step is to dig a trench a vocated. I cannot do better than

bottom with foundation, and there is but furnished them no straw. Do not foot deep and six feet square, and quote from Harland's "Common Sense

no necessity of reversing them to get demand from your little workers the ; brick it up or cement the sides,so that Cook Book," page 82, meanwhile say-
them filled with comb; and if the full tale in pounds of honey, when I none of the maggots can escape. Then ing in some other cities where I have

honey in brood-combs is uncappedwhen there is none in the fields, or when you throw in enough straw that has been visited outside ot Phildelphia it wouldbe
the sections are put on, the bees reside in a region poor in honey-yield used as bedding for horses to make a considered disgusting to offer un-
will remove the honey as fast as the ing plants. layer three inches thick. On this dressed fowls to purchasers :

queen needs the room. 9. Carefully lay up your honey- place a layer or horse manure a coupleof 'Poulry should never be eaten in
My winter loss is usually about ten .. crop where thieves (especially: robber inches thick. Next make a layerof less than six or eight hours after it is

per cent., composed largely of united bees) can not break in and steal, and scraps from the table, Indian meal killed, but it should be picked and
nuclei. My\ report for the winter pastis your empty combs where moth worms yeast and almost anything which will drawn as soon as possible. There is

as follows: will not destroy them. cause fermentation rapidly. Lastly no direr disgrace to our Northern

Of eighty-six stocks on summer 10. Profitable bee-keeping greatly sprinkle about an inch of loose dirt, markets than the practice of sending
stands, lost four; of twenty-five in depends upon a gathering up of the I and over all place a roof tight enoughto whole dead fowls to market. I have

house-apiary, lost none, of eighteen in fragments, that nothing be lost. Frag- keep out rain and sun, but open bought such from responsible poultry
cellar, lost half.I ments of time can be used in caringfor under the eaves. Soon the muck flies dealers, and found them uneatable
have purchased about as many bees, fragments of lumber in mak- will come and take possession and lay from having remained undrawn until
bees as I have sold during the last six- ing hws and frames, fragments of their eggs. In a few days the pit will the flavor of the craw and intestineshad

teen years, in which time I have increased comb for wax; and every drop of be swarming with maggots, supplyinga impregnated the whole body.
from three to three hundred honey is useful; even though mixed feast for your fowls. Two or three Those who are conversant with the
stocks. The largest yield of honey with dirt, it can be fed to needy colo- pits of this description will furnish a habit of careful country housewives of

obtained from one stock in one season nies. constant supply. keeping up a fowl for a day and night
was one hundered and twenty 11. Some beekeepers seek their Fresh fish make a mild nourishing before killing and dressing for their

pounds.? The average yield, year profits in raising bees or queens to animal food for young chicks. The own eating cannot but regard with
after year, has not exceeded one- sell; but remember, that the true aim.. best and simplest way of preparing disgust the surcharged crops and puffy
fourth that amount. On the whole, I of bee-keeping is to supply our mar- fish is to take a portable boiler about sides of those sold by weight in the
believe I have received just about a kets with delicious honey. half full offish, fill up with cold water, shambles. I know nothing about the
fair compensation for the money invested 12. Live not for self. Make your and start the fire. As soon as the poisonous nature of the entrails and

and the time devoted to bee knowledge profitable to others seekingto water comes to a good boil, the fish crops. I do assert that the custom is
culture, and am fairly satisfied with learn bee-keeping, that the coming will be sufficiently cooked. When the unclean and unjust."

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_ half to thirteen per cent. The formeris work. When the swelling is serious, who had been sent to Washington to

_ :; Dairy. the English, and the latter the Bos- and the above treatment not practicable -. protest against the reduction of th e

!ii ton standard. It has been found, that the swelled parts should be lanced, tariff on sugar. The committee sub- :,

\r', Oleomargarine. milk can be adulterated in the cow or incision made with a sharp knife. I mitted the following report which was t

'; The oleomargarine question is quite as easily as in the can, by ob- The too free practice of allowing the unanimously adopted by the associ- I

L taking on increasing importance. taining cows that naturally produce blacksmith to burn the swelled parts ation and complimentary resolutions

, When the imitations of butter were large quantities of poor milk, and by with a red-hot iron, is. pronouncedbrutal passed by the representatives of Lou- {

first introduced, a few years ago, a feeding them with poor watery food. and injurious by the best authorities isiana in Congress for their faithful }

: strong presumption arose that the arti- Under former laws, if it could be on veterinary science. Al- adherence to the principles of protec- I

cle had come to stay. The very fact proved that th milk had not been ways examine the teeth to see that tion to home industry:
Mr. President-Your committee \
that a new commodity should appear i tampered with since leaving the cow, something has not become wedged between would respectfully report that under

and its sales suddenly become extensive it was merchantable no matter how them, causing.. the inflamation. your instructions we proceeded to :,

I went far to make the presumptiongood. poor it was.-American Agriculturistfor .e---- Washington to argue before the Ways

While the production and sale May. Scratches. and Means Committee the injustice to
Scratches, grease heel and all simi- us of the proposed reduction in the 1'
of this imitation butter has been in-
,- There are one hundred and seventyfive lar complications come directly from duty on foreign sugar. The argu-

creasing, efforts to stop its manufacture patents on file at Washington for not taking proper care of the horse'sfeet ment we submitted has been distributed

by restrictive legislation have ; making artificial butter. and limbs. Farm horses most among our members, and hence ;
been growing. Just recently new is not included here. j
The milk yield in Englandis especially are allowed to stand
average Your committee
steps have been taken by several of was very favorably i
said to be 4,500 pounds, while in too long after usage with the received by every member of the
the States. Among other measures a
... this country it does not exceed 3,500pounds. mud adhering to them. This, though, Louisiana delegation, and we were :
bill has passed one branch of the is no more prevalent than allowing promised the solid vote of our delega- {
Iowa Legislature defining imitation tion against the Morrison bill as it 1
horses to stand in unclean stables,
butter to be anything in the semblanceof The best authorities agree that one then stood, sugar being so' conspicu- t I
those articles made from anythingelse pound of cheese and one-half pound of where the manure is perhaps not ously attacked therein. Subsequent ;

than milk and But bread contain as much nutriment as thrown out more than once a week. changes have been made in the Morrison -
pure : The ammonia arising from the fermenting bill, the proposed reduction in the
two of beef.It .
while this bill ,
asserting expressly recognizes down \
manure is not only injuriousto duty on sugar being one-
that oleomargarine has come costs just as much to make poor half, with the view of conciliating the
the health of the animals,
to stay by providing severe penaltiesfar butter as to make a good article, general Louisiana members by the suggestion ;
but it is of the most prolific causes
one of less .
a severe punishment.We
all attempts to sell fraudulentlythe hence a little care and patience duringthe
of heel, cracked quarters, etc. are unqualifiedly opposed to
imitation for the real butter. If process will give better results with
The stable should be cleaned at least that kind of conciiiation. We can'tstand
this line of legislation can be more increased profit. further reduction and self
night and morning, and the horses any
generally followed it may not be long Cream rises almost wholly when the should not be allowed to stand in preservation demands that we should

before oleomargarine will be sold on milk is cooling, says the Dairy Farmer, I contest every attack upon us, to the
their dirt after being used any longer utmost limit of our ability.
its merits as a substitute for the genu- and if the milk is warmed up to 100
than necessary for the mud to sweat Our opponents failing to crush the I
ine article, to be taken or left alone. degrees, the cream will nearly all rise and dry. leading domestic industries, as they

There can be no doubt that, properlymade while the milk is gradually cooling had anticipated, have withdrawn their

from the fat of beef, or from down to 50 degrees. Veterinary Motes.' attacks on the iron list and on pottery,

pure leaf lard, oleomargarine is a the Under this head Mr. Cecil H. Plum- and have diminished it on sugar, but

wholesome article of food. The needis Although dairymen complainthat mer, veterinary surgeon, writes: continue it on wool, and demand free
the manufacture of butterine wool, thus asking the American farmers -
of clear line of "The truest diagnosis in a horse are
for the drawing a cripples their industry, the reports the pulse and temperament. Now the to compete with the Hottentots of

distinction. This line must ultimatelyturn from Chicago show that the shipmentsof normal condition of a horse's pulse is South Africa, the native Australian or

upon the difference of price, and butter from that point still exceed thirty-six to forty beats to the minute, the South American Indian, in the

gradually good oleomargarine will the receipt by several million poundsa and of the temperature 99 4'. In production of wool. They would now
of fever the quickens and demand free sugar if they thought
come to be preferred to bad butter. cases pulse
year. the rises. The following they could get it, and we believe that
The final result should work to the
: It is a fact which experience has prescription is one of the best in cases:: any compromise with them would in- t,
benefit of the dairymen through help- of fever jure us and would be an act of bad
demostrated, that the milk and butter :
ing to maintain the price of the best Spirits of ether .. ., ......1 ounce. faith towards other meritorious pro- I
qualities of cows are more often derived -
ammonia acitum 2 ounces. tected industries whose
butter. It is not unlikely that good Liquid Water .. .. ..... 3 ounces. causes are as
from the male than from the whose alliance
just as our own, we
butter has in the past been kept downas This applied three times a day will
dam. A good bull will thus work a have sought and whose aid we are
much by bad butter as it has more always bring relief and an immediatecure.
revolution in the value of cows bred promised.
recently been injured by the imitation -.-
article.Bradstreet'8. for the dairy. "My next" will be on a zwinnied A competent authority says we now

-. shoulder. have 13,000,000 of horses and mules,
Adulterated Milk. 50,000,000 of sheep and 45,000,000 of 1
To Locate Disease swine which, with the 45,000.000 oi'*
The of water in milk was Veterinary.
presence Many punish their stock by heroic cattle, represent a value of two and a
once thought to be easily detected by treatment which does no sort of good half billions of dollars more than the

the lactometer. This instrument Lampas. assessed valuation in 1880 of all New
because the seat of the disease is not
showed the specific gravity of the mix- When the bars and gums of the reached. Do not decide that England, except New Hampshire,and ,
ture, but it was found that cream and horse's mouth swell as they often do more than all the thirteen Southern
horses foot or leg is affected becausehe States with and
water of the until rise to level with beginning Virginia
were so nearly same spe- they a or even
limps, the weak spot may be in the ending with Texasand including Ken-
cific gravity that milk could be the teeth they become sore
bury very shoulder. Take your horse to some tucky, Tennessee and Arkansas. The
skimmed of of its and by and make it painful for the horse to
part cream, place where the air is not stiring great cotton crop of the South is enor-
adding a certain quantity of water, be eat, causing him to fall off in flesh. mous, as those know who have seen it
the entire surface and
brought to the specific gravity of full This trouble arises from inflamation sponge over at the great warehouses and at the rail-
carefully note the spot that dries first, road stations, but the railroads in 1880
milk. There in of the to the bars
are simple propagated
use some
gums, !
there you will find the fever, and the carried two and a half times as many
methods of analyzing milk to detect and is often caused by the horse
young location of the trouble.The tons of live stock as of cotton, and the
the presence of added water, coloring shedding his teeth, though old horsesare entire product of our animal industry

matter, etc., but thegeneral; tendencynow not free from this complaint, as Sugar Planters of Louisiana. in 1884 was four times as much as the

is to make laws, requiring all the teeth always continue growing in The Sugar Planters' Association, of gross earnings of all the railroad com-
panies in the United States. The other
milk to contain certain percentages of: the horse. As a rule, lampas are not Louisiana, met at New Orleans, on
industries of the country rely largely
solids, made of fats,caseine, and sugar, serious, and will pass away if the the 17th ult. to hear the report of a upon the animal industry.-Live Stock

ranging in totals from eleven and a patient is put on mashes and light committee of three of their members Journal.

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Florida a Peach State. INSECTS ON THE ORANGE. The Florida Fruit Exchange.In .
'he Jfllarida jjlisvatch.I .
I A few years ago, most people thought New Work by 3Ir. Hubbard. another column will be found a
peaches would not in this Stateto circular letter from the Fruit Ex-
the of Prof. C.V.
: JACKSONVILLE FLA., MAY 3, li86. Through courtesy
---- ---- amount to anything. Now our change to vegetable shippers. If you
of the
A. H. MANVILLE, Editor. Riley, Entomologist Department -
peach crops is increasing every year of Agriculture, we have receiveda are interested in rural affairs-especially -

Railroad communication with the and Florida bids fare to become em- copy of a work entitled, "Insects if you are going to ship any

Halifax coast was opened on the 12th phatically peach State. As in every- Affecting the Orange ;j" being a "re- "truck" read it. The loss of a large

I of April, and now our Indian River thing else, so also in peach culture port on the insects affecting the cultureof portion of the orange crop embar-

friends can breakfast at home and take Florida is unique and peculiar. There the orange and other plants of the rassed the Exchange in its first sea-

t tea here. must be new varieties and methods citrus family, with practical sugges sons business, as it has embarrassed

t The Peen-to in.South 4 Florida adapted to conditions here. tions for their control or extermination every one dependent upon, or connec-
-----0-------- made under direction of the Ento- ted with the orange industry. We
There is every reason to believe that Walt Until they are Kipe. ,
believe, however, that the result of
H. G. Hubbard. It is
Peen-to will thrive throughout the Fruit men say a matured peach will mologist, by
entire peninsula, and the further south "stand up" longer than if gathered an octavo volume of the usual style of [ shipments made through the Exchange -

it is grown the earlier it will ripen. green. The green fruit will peck Reports of the Agricultural Department j have been generally satisfac-
227 bound in tory. In a trial shipment to the Ex-
I and rot on one side while the other is pages
; Florida for Poor Men. change and to two commission houses
form and illustrated
p still hard. Remember this in gathering pamphlet by
In State can immi- with whom we have dealt for
no or country your Peen-tos. They color up be- ninety-three wood cuts and fourteen many
without other capital than-industrious under precisely similar condi-
grants fore they are ripe, and if gathered and car)fully prepared plates. In his let- years
habits easily obtain tions as to time, quantity and quality
more ,
shipped in this condition will retain ter of submittal, Mr. Hubbard says :

subsistance, acquire competence, and the unpleasant bitter taste of the im- "In the preparation of the present we netted twenty per cent. more from .,
achieve than here in Florida. the Exchange than from the latter.
success, matured. Delaware does not producea work a single object has been kept in
Peaches.-4 peach of finer quality than the Flor- view, namely, to afford practical aid Many hold tenaciously to the idea that

Peen-tos are going to ripen this ida Peen-to fruit when properly to the orange-grower in the warfare the Exchange is a money making insti-

year about June 1st,-much later ripened. which must be waged with insect foes, tution, notwithstanding the facts, and
,, *-+. the efforts that have been made to disabuse
nevertheless that the work -
than usual but Georgia peaches are CLI3IATIC HEALING. ,

also late, and from present indications Fifty years ago Captain Burnhamcame may not prove of less advantage to the the public of this impression.This .

Florida peaches will be in. market to Florida given up by physi- student of entomology, institution is controlled by and
operated in the interest of the fruit
from a week to ten days ahead. cians to die. He recovered his health references to more complete descrip
of the State. None but
tions elsewhere growers
published are given
and only last Sunday died at Cape
Impostor Exposed. when deemed and producers are members, any growercan
Canaveral the oldest lighthouse keeper necessary, descrip--
William J. Green, Horticulturist of hold.stock, the number fcof shares
tions of insects with other
in the United States. About the new purely
the Ohio Experimental station, at Columbus technical issued to one person is limited, non-
same time or earlier, Judge Ozias matters, are relegated to i
warns the public against one notes and stock-holders receive the ame benefitsin
I Buddington, of Middleburgh, came appendices.
Delos Staples who advertises exten- shipping through the Exchange as
In the the
from the North a hopeless invalid, .he transmitting report
sively as a propagator of blue berry recovered and is now hale and heartyat Commissioner of Agriculture, Prof. stock-holders. Moving the bulk of the
plants and other small fruits. He is through a central
"This has been crop agency,prevents
near ninety, and has been one of Riley says: report
denounced as a fraud find windier. Hubbard who glutting the market and secures lower
our most useful and honored citizens. prepared by Mr. has
4 .... rates and It is
---- been prices. highly
Peaches at Glen !St. Mary's.In Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: employed as a special agent at
Crescent City Fla. and who has devoted important, not only to gardeners, but
the vicinity of Glen St. Marjs Will you kindly permit me,through -
his time for four in to the State that our vegetable crop
there are fifteen varieties of Florida pour columns, to correct a slight nearly years
be marketed at a good price. We
the insects that affect the
grown seedling peaches of superior errror, made by an occasional visitor? studying
commend the Florida Fruit Exchangeto
quality. Mr. George L. Tabor, of the There are some groves east of the city orange, and especially in practical ex-
shippers as affording the best facili-
I above place, is classifying and propagating that have bloomed well, and with periments to counteract their injuriesIt ties for attaining this end.

these varieties and has promisedto prospects of a fair crop next winter.I is but uttering a deserved compli ---__ *-..

I give the readers of the DISPATCHthe am seated under the shade of a mul- ment to say that the practical resultsof EIGIIT nouns A DAY!

benefit of his experiments and ex- berry tree, and eating of the delicious his labors have been most satisfac- The eight hour system may be a

perience at an early day. Mr. Tabor fruit, and as I gaze about me I can tory, and mark an important era in grand thing for the millennial era of
lazy indolence but it is that
a system
is an enthusiast on peach culture, but see plenty of tiny oranges on the the history of orange growing in the has never been adopted by the indom-

:,. his enthusiasm is of a practical turn orange trees. Mulberries, Japan plum, United States." We heartily endorse itable workers who have been made

and has developed a fine orchard from and LeConte pear trees,banana plants, Prof. Riley's enconium ; the work is a their impress on the world,originatingor

r which he will ship a fine crop to and last, but least, guava bushes, all credit to the author and to the De- guiding its thought, making new
living and doing well. TRUTH. inventions, developing manufactures
and ,
ti 'northern markets this season. We partment, among orangegrowersit
Orange City,April 23, 1886. building cities, subduing the forests
will at be recognized author-
once as
want more of this sort enthusiasm and erecting homes where
i in Florida. An Incorrect Statement. ity on the subject of which it treats ; plenty and content do abide. Such

, Will the Editor of the FLORIDA it will prove of inestimable value to men were not born constitutionallytired

" ; The Agricultural Department at i DISPATCH be good enough to mention Florida and other orange growing region nor did they waste their timein

Washington has reported that"no disease where he got the authority for stating The illustrations will be especially seeking easy situations and soft
c has ever prevailed among the that we were opposed to the immigration jobs. They grappled manfully with,
of poor men into this State ? Anyone appreciated by hundreds who,
I the difficulties
s sheep in Florida. They are generally that confronted them
I I located in the open pine woods who has read the Agriculturistknows without their aid, would not easily I and developed indomitable energy ofcharacter.

region, off from the wet lands, but full well that we have never recognize the various insect forms I .-Tampa Tribune.
mention the made
omitted to success
yield coarse wool.-Exdiange. in Florida too from the more or less intricate descrip- Eight hours a day Was ever a
i'I' by poor men they are
ii So long as dogs are at a premium numerous for any one to deny it.- tions of the entomologist. Five thou- farmer, mechanic or professional man,

and every negro woman and boy,etc., tot Florida Agriculturist.We sand copies have been printed, successful in securing a comfortablehome

r say nothing of the amateur sportsman, do not recall the statement to and the work can be procured throughthe or distinction in any of the

can keep a dozen, there is no chance which Col. Codrington refers, but Department or from Members of walks of life who indulged the idea

:' for sheep or wool growing. We have gladly tak;' this opportunity to cor- Congress. .-.-. that sixteen out of twenty-four hours

"' tried it, and no appeal against the rect any misstatement of his opinionon Peaches Plenty. was requiried for leisure and indulgence -

s worthless curs would avail either with this subject, that may have inad The prospect is good for the largest ?

l the Legislature or the people.-ED. vertantly been admitted to our col- crop of peaches ever raised in this Suppose a farmer, "born tired"

DISP.Arcn.i urns State. starts his day's work at eight o'clock l
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and strikes at 5 p. m. Suppose the' BEWARE OF NEW EXPERIMENTS.: I An Unprecedented Offer. Cow-l'eati. Cow-Peas, Cow-Pea. i I

wife at home insists the same Much harm has been committed in To any one sending a yearly subscriptionto Now is the time to plant in your t
upon the DISPATCH, at full rates,$;!, we will send
immunity from labor to which she is the past among beekeepers by a too the New York Weekly World free for six groves. I have just received 1"

rapid reception of new things, and unless months. 300 bushels "Clays."
as justly entitled Suppose the mer- >_._< f
great care is taken a like evil may 300 bushels "Whippoorwills.
chant, the manufacture or the master i result from the injudicious use of new Subscribers in arrears for subscription 200 bushels "Red Rippers."

mechanic insists upon the same rule i things now coming forward. Before 100 bushels "Blacks." I

should know for up to the first of January, 1886, 100 bushels\ Crowders." .
Suppose the scholar, the man of science i- using anything we
what it is designed, and then how bestto received a notice of their indebtedness Send for prices,
or the professional man requiresthe
attain that end in view.-American las,week. Please do all you can to as- WILLIAM A. BOURS,
time for and leisure II
same rest
Bee-Oulture. sist us in meeting our demands.C. 20 West Bay Street,

What would become of the farm, the farmer and Jacksonville, Fla. i
Every fruit-grower as W. DACOSTA,

work-shop, the markets or the home well as the beekeeper, should be slowto Publisher.

of the laborer? theories and untested"improvements" 1--<
accept new
Admit that labor is the inheritancefrom A Reliable Seed House. M&rlcets.'t\
the of
at expense. Attention is called to William A.Bours' ._ .
the primeval all the -- - - --
those tested in their .
own experience.Let special "ad" in this issue forcowpeas.
Fruit and Vegetable Market.
it is necessary to man's physical, men-
well enough alone until amateurs This is the season for -
tal and moral development and he and experimenters have tested and planting in the and 261 BROADWAY NEW YORK April 30, i886.} ..(I.r,
orange groves
who accepts it and enters upon it in a found better There far QUOTATIONS. .::1
a way. are any of our readers who contemplate Florida Strawberries', good, per qt 30 proper spirit, finds it a blessing whichstrengthns ., "fair 20 25
more failures than successes in the to good $< "
using for mulching and bbl. 3 00
peas Irish Potatoes inierior, 00@4 ,
him against the ills which inventions which vision- .' Wax Bans, perorate . .. 1 00@3 00
new through turning under, or a forage crop, woulddo Round Beans . .. 1 00@2 60 1
flesh is heir to and saves him from the I' ...
00 2
theorists seek to impose the :Flat Beans, @ 1
ary upon well to write Mr. Burs, for prices.He Cabbages, per barrel. . 2 50@3 50
temptations and moral degredationwhich .. .
credulity of the people. Beets, per cr te. .1 00@125
also deals in Garden Seeds of all
squash, .. 1 001 25
follow idleness and .
indulgence.No .
kinds, Grain, Hay, Feed, Cotton Seed J. D. HASHAGEN,
Industry and self-denial are Alex. Dun, who located on Lake Meal and Fertilizers, and can promptly Eastern Agent.
Saunders about three months be-
the only avenues to success physical or ago, fill all orders. Mr. Bours is a young
sides raising produce for his own con- PHILADELPHIA, April 28, 1886.
moral and he who life and active merchant, is prompt and
enters upon sumption,received the price this morn- : ported especially for us by EVANS BROS..
reliable and recommendhim
with the purpose to indulge in idleness ing for his first sale of beans.-Tavares ; we cheerfully Produce Commission :\erchantsNo.56 North
to our readers. Water Street Philadelphia Pa. Price Cur-
and pleasure-he who lives for Herald. i
iI I rent subject to market fluctuations.

the most fun of living without some The fact that an immigrant can set- Scott's Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil, Potatoes, cholca, steady; New Potatoes in

high moral or physical purpose is sure tle in Florida, and come when "he may In Scrofulas with Hypophosphites and lontumptive Cases. good in demand.good demand.All choice Southern Vegetable -

become worthless in winter- Fla. Toms toes . per crate 3 00@4 UO I
to a tramp this -spring, summer, autumn or Dr. C. C. Lockwood, New York, Spinach .. per bbl 50@ 75 .

life and a wanderer in darkness= with he can within three months raise from says: "I have frequently prescribed ItadI',he* .. .. per 100 40 'J Lettuce.. . . 2 00@l 00
" ceaseless yearnings after rest and the soil sufficient for a subsistence, Scott's Emulsion, and regard it as a "Str.1.wberrlesprime..perqr. 40@ 50

in the eternal hereafter. valuable preparation in scrofulous and New B.ets.. .. per box I U0@l 25
peace demonstrates the advantages for the Cabbage. ., .. per bbl 2 (XX&3: 00 .
o-4 consumptive cases, palatable and effi Peas-.. . per bus. crate 1 00@l 50
procuring homes without capital. No Squash.. . ..per crate 1 25@1 50
A Note of Alarm. cacious.
Round Beans.. .. 1 50@a) 00 .
Florida industrious citizen of Florida, whilehe Flat '* .. 150@l 75 '
has the of
reputation pro SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENTS.Fertilize Wax .. 200@225 f
ducing the finest in the world. has health, need be without means Cues. .. .. . 5 00@7 00 I(
oranges prIme. bbl 6 00@7 00
New Potatoes .per.
This reputation is well founded, and of comfortable subsistence and ulti- with Upland Cotton Seed, at .. culls.. .. 2 00@3: f 0 -,,'

mate independence. Only the disso- For sale MAYS &
at $10 per ton. by
we do not think it will ever be questioned
lute and improvident here are poor PARTRIDGE, Mouticello, Florida. FLORIDA DISPATCH LINE, \
by connoiseurs who compareour and dependent. ----.-.-- BOSTON Mass., April 26, 18*6./ 1

Lands for Sale. Fla. Round Beans ..per crate 2 503 00
best with from ----
production oranges Flat 1 50( of land for sale it
The New Orleans large amount Cabbage. per bbl 1 50@3 50
other At the time the Picayune styles
regions. same
quantities to suit purchasers, in the squash .. .per crate 75@2 00
fact is indisputable that Florida is the efforts of the friends of the Morri vicinity of Crescent City, Huntington, Strawberries . .. 30 60 '

sending an immense quantity of poor s trade-in. rawmaterialprotectiontomanufictures Lake Como, Pomona and Forest

oranges into market. And there is bill in Con- Hills. By

danger that the bulk of the Florida gress as "working the tariff trick." J. S. BROWN, JVteteouoIogical.

nov 166m. Fruitland, Fla.
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crop be classed as inferior to the Cali- -e. ---

fornia, West India, or even Mediterranean 9i11bJis1] T's JJEparflnEllf I sawn Good-bye deh steamer my 1'.van cum deh ben', I I. +

fruit. Loaded avid passengers for EL.LEJJ-N, a Jaq"1r.\ -''" ...
This will result in .
rendering Good-bye, my lovab, good-bye; COCO JO d! .Sr; i

the production of poor fruit HATES OF ADVERTISING. Buy-e b-a-by, buy yon tickets by the CO .r_ a-JU'Js aigtaeV. I Uf'UU. ;;:.E> ad* 3,
"OLD ----- ----- P
unprofitable. Why not take time by IIir"Payable in advance, unless otherwise con :r.a .
tracted. and Nashville Railroad) 1 ooooooo
( crT 8'C j' nPIwuH{ Sbl
I the forelock and improve your vari- SPACFft1 WEEK! 1 )10. i 3150. I 6 MO. YEAR Daily PULLMAN PALACE BUF- N H< z 0 I i I Ctl-on auaJ(: I vc ;: 3f I: 8

ety and method at once, or turn your I i-sqr 00_] $2001! $600 &1200, $1600 s 22 00 FET SLEEPING CARS THROUGH ._7* :%>:: :X Il I t-- .. ------c.. -3
2 350 10 50 :2100 2S 00 38 00 *- HoS5 I -=(O ...''X)
rJ NEW-ORLEANS }{laoaA[ 0
to who will do I from Jacksonville to m
J grove over some one col6 00 1800; ,36 001 48 00' 6J 00 -d 3
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p4 this? Thus helping to conserve the l/1 u" ,. 8 001 :2100i 48 001 6100:, 85 00 NASHVILLE t EVANSVILLE, ST. Louis, Q: 0.* _M::

. of the State 12001 36 00' 7200t 9G 00 12800 Louisville and Cincinnati, with onlyone O ,< 3 'aonaaJIU[ [ I ".' 03t
reputation preventing I H 0011 42 00 8100i 112001 150 00 co > ,
I" 18 5J 00 108 00 14100,, 192 00 in UNION DEPOTS for rnXJ-nXJ'. 7.
.f' pecuniary loss to yourself. change, S 5 I r *
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4 sqipajpunq o .
: New Fertilizer. NORTHWEST. Stop-overs granted to .I S33SS83OO999OO
11. PUB saqouj{ UI > a ct
visit MAMMOTH CAVE, Baggage '" !II1JJalw IIBIN -
A fertilizer of home :
new manufacture o I ceM.
We have arranged with the pub Isbers and :
, checked destination time i i2C iK ------- --- ---- I o 3
will club THE DISPATCH with any paperor to quick OQ
for orange trees and general;crops periodical published in the United States I j js.
,' rates low the lowest. ELLEN-N's I dot .
as as IIkl
7 or Great Britain. Prices on application. t:, a ,,, t-hi-P."or.I...( I-: ti :
has recently been put on the market. uuaj i" "-
Remittances should be sent by Check, BUREAU is now stocked with the o. < a _.--- I-.t.- 29.i ',
I' c.;; ..
It is known af Calcined Humus, and, honey,addressed Order,to Postal Note or Registered Letter latest time cards, correct maps, and !: 'S P. wnWlau{ { (j'OO3OOOOoocoooo;8i! 8 ad j s (u) -

: selling at $20 a ton, it is claimed that C. W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, civil answers Call, or write to o f' ---,-----.. --------- o-O w!i

I L.R. TUTTLE,Passenger Agent, UIWP'1JI{ d dl"; -.y
? this is not only the cheapest fertilizer, T4C'igAVTrr V. FT.JTo (.(I'j;G :G:G: I a
90 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. --'---'- CC? O-
but the best. It should be the a.rt S00SfeS I
( policy ,
Subscribers.See C. P.ATMORE,G. P. A.,Louisville,Ky. 'Ja1aWOJ1Jg s 55 rf-*oc. -

I! of all our farmers to fertilize their printed slip on your paper (or wrapper -rtu SIBq[ a1fal I .--S'.d..=;.;-:".:. ,*.-. O tS2>*
and If incorrect report same to us at once E. Oak | : ;
" lands from the means so abundantly Write or telegraph Byron c 04
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I every and If in arrears please remit. I. :., .. ?.. '..28: .Q c 5
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and thus within our borders the o ;21; ; 1
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I' New Subscribers. Wooden and Metallic Special to full line of 27esday esday y I
J J. money so improvidently lavished on From and after this date every new subscriber Cases and Caskets always on hand Q foe< I..3ay y as y ;*., pi: I)

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( foreign fertilizers. Home products All orders promptly attended to, ::: ,::

.. should always be prefered to Foreign. eighteen plication miles a colored to.thi map Inch.of Florida/re Scale Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla. .1 .. .I PnSa: Su. M 2 Tu W Tk' 1a

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The Erie Canal.
The discussion in regard to the further I
in Real Estate1
enlargement of the Erie Canal, :

has called forth a letter from Horatio pIMAM eflllAk1RAILWAY. \a.. Healthy Lands: -! Low Prices !

Seymour, Jr., from which it appears will buy a fine residence lot at Kissimmee offers the best chances for set-
$500 terms. tlers in Florida. It is the coming district asall
that the total cost of construction of Tampa.
; who know the S.ate testify. There is Big.
WAYCROSS SHORT LINE. :Money for investors in Town Lots.
that canal down to 1880 was $76,238- $5000 will buy 200 acres high rolling
land adjoining the new town of High Pine and Hammock LandsAt
938, while the amount received for All Trains of this Road are Run by Genital ((90th) Pemberton junction of South Florida and
i. Meridian Time which is 33 Minutes SI.IVM r Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla- reasonable prices.
tolls was $118,142,837, leaving a bal- than Jacksonville Time. coochee River. Also good land for Truck Farming. A few

ance in favor of the canal of $41,903- ON AND AFTER-UNDAY. MARCH 7, $I ClCl will buy a residence lot in Oriole, a Twenty small Bearing to Eighty Groves acres on at very tracts low of prices.from

800. Thus as a business investment it 1886, Passenger Trains-will leave HI.. arrive I UU new Railroad town on S. F. R.R., in These Groves are easily enlarged, and afforda
' daily,as follows: Hernando county. Easy terms: concessionsto good start. Correspondence solicited.

is shown to have been eminently successful NEW ORLEANS EXPKES those who will build. Place rapidly im nO'-ELL &: ROSE

Leave Jacksonville dally at.............. 1:45 a m proving. .
which at the same time it has Arrive at Jacksonville daily at.......... 7:1. pm Kissimmee, Orange Co., Fla.Assignee's ,

Leave Callahan daily at_..._............. 8:21: a m $ I rjQ will buy a handsome lot in Parkers-
. contributed to make New York City Arrive at Waycross daily at. .?._........10:15 a ro burg Marlon county,facing on Coop. Sale.

Leave Gainesville.........................._.... 6:15 a m er Park. Send for colored map. Property
the first city of the :New World. The Arrive Gainesville.............................. 8:25: a m ered very cheap.
Arrive at Thomasville daily at.......... 1:39: p in
expenses of maintaining the canal free Arrive at Bainbridge daily at............ 3:35: p m $ 160 will buy a large building lot In 285; acres of best hammock lands in Orange
Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at,..... 4:04: p m Windsor, Alachua county, a flour-
1 as at present, is shown to be but a Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.iUttlU p m isning place. County 126 old bearing orange trees and 100-

Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R. R........ 2.-.S a m ; s ,.
small the direct benefitto
proportion to Arrive at New Orleans viaL.&N. R.R :20 a m 000 stock.
will buy 400 acres land adjoining nursery
the cities and population along its Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from $5000 Windsor. Easy terms. Only
Jacksonville, Pensacola, Mobile and New $500()( cash required; balance on long time to Also 10 acres of pine lands in Orange county

line, from the supplies required by the Orleans. suit purchaser. ,
FAST MAIL. and 65' acres in Duval county.

boats which amount to $7,000,000 Leave Jacksonville dally at....._......_ 1:40 p ni $250 will buy a well located lot of 10 This property must be sold, and offers a
i Arrive at Jacksonville dally a1..I2oo m acres at Oriole; land all high and

i yearly. Leave Callahan daily at-................... 2:25 pin dry; originally selected for orange culture. rare chance for investment. Call on or address -
: S4 Leave Chattahoochee at....................11:10: am Long terms of credit. Only$25' cash required,
1 More Stock-Less uiported Fertilizer.If Leave Thomasville at........................ 1:20: p m and an equal amount per annum plus the in-
Leave Gainesville at.................?........ 6:15: a m terest on deferred payments. The easiest %
the farmers and fruit-growers of Arrive Gainesville............................. 8:25 am terms offered on high dry lands in Florida. BARRS & HUNTER
Leave Live Oak at............................... 9:30: a m Enquire for particulars. ,
Florida would invest one-half the Arrive at Waycross daily at............... 4:20 p n 31 West Bay Street.
will buy a fine 10-acre lot close
Arrive Brunswick via B.& R... $450 by ---
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amount now paid for imported fertili- Arrive at Je&updally at...................... 6:55' p in Very station place atCandler good,lands.Marion county. i OTS SIZE 10x10! FEET, $4.
Arrive Brunswick_ !: _via I E._T. V. & G... blO p m prosperous ; g
zers in cattle, hogs and horses, they Arrive Macon via E. T. v. & o- u. Kii:3: > p m $2 2 5 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at Can- gt* Lakeview on Kingsley Lai .,

would enhance the Arrive Atlanta via E.T. V.&G.R.R.. 2:10 p m dler, close by the station. -$30 buys a 5-ac F I LO R I DA
greatly permanent Arrive Chattanooga via E.T. V. & G. u:40 a m tract forAn
Arrive cincinnati via C. S. R. R........ 6:30 p m $400 will buy a 4 -acre tract of high roll- ORANGE UIIO 'E.
value of their lands, increase their Arrive at Savannah dally at............... 7:10 p ru i..g pine land Marion little off from Send 2 cent stamp for Map /eta, toTROPICM
Arrive at Charleston daily at............ 1:10: a m the S.S.,O. & G.R. R. in county. Satisfactory -
own property and add vastly to the Arrive at Washington,D.C.daily at.lIOO: p m terms to buyers. LAND CO.,

wealth of State. Arrive at New York daily at............... 6:50 a m P. O. Box 158, Jacksonville! Fla.
the will
CDKOO buy a beautifully located
Ex-Gov. Geo. F. Drew
_-- _______ Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars Jacksonville \P J U whole block of lots In Parkersburg. REFER TO I JncKFionvllJe,and Rev. C.,
to New York and Jacksonville to Cincinnati: Money in it for the right man. Over 300 lots I
via Jesup. sold. ''f. ,-K McLean St. Augustine.
Our stable men are wont to take a nov9-ly
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, \Vashington wlll buy 10 acres good land
orange -
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reef or two too much in the checkreinof to Jacksonville.EAST. adjoining Parkersburg.
will buy 80 acres high rollingadjoining ,
their fine horses which FLORIDA EXPRESH. $2500
frequent our land Floral
Leave Jacksonville daily at............... 5:00 p n City, in Room No. 10 Bostwick's Block
streets. Be less cruel and let out a Arrive at Jacksonville daily at........... 7:5Ua m Hernando into lots.county.Terms Money to suit.In it for subdivision ,

Leave Callahan daily at.....................- 5:40 p m Jacksonville Florida
link or two, particularly while standing Arrive at Callahan.............................. 6:59: a m will buy 80 acres good high rolling ,
s Leave Waycross................................._ 8:00 p m $800 pine land north of Couper on F.S.
in the sun awaiting orders. Arrive at Way cross dally at.............. 5:10: a m R'y in Hernando county. Good neighbor REAL ESTATE
Leave Gainesville dally at............_.... 3:50 p m hood.
Arrive at Gainesvilledailv at ............ 9:15 a m
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Leave Live Oak daily at.:................... 7:15: p m I $600 With Lake buy Front.acres Bought and old.
OMIVl G APHID IT I EeFl.oororlIlVeelca.The1'OL1Cl Aniveat Live Oak dally at............... 5:5,5: a m
Leave Thomasvilie daily at.................11:2i p m $1 000 wlll 1 buy> a handsome 80 acre tract
be mailed,securely) wrapped to any address In tho Arrive at Albany dally at-................. l:4L ic southwest of Oriole, close by Improvements -,. Houses for Rent in desirable portions of the
United States gf**Q 0 r: ?O for Three Months commanding building site fine handled and
of WJ i a.L-iJ. Ono Dollar. Liberal Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 7:10: a m ; ; city. City property
on receipt Arrive Mobile via L. & N. H.-.... land.
R. 2:25
discount allowed)) to Postmasters,Agents and : p m returns made promptly.
Clubs.The POLICE GAZETTEof Arrive New Orleans via L. & !N. R.R. 7:30 p m will buy 40 acres land high and
nig ABB B7F1
New York Is tho iVIMIi-Cli-f J: ; ONLY legitimate Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. It...- 2:2o: a in dry,adjoining town plat of Oriole.A Conveyancing done carefully and at short

Sporting and Sensational Arrive:St.::; Lois................................... 7:40 a m !ortune for some one by subdividing into notice.
Journal the American FREE' Puilrna" Buffet Sleeping: cars between building lots. Correspondence solicited. dec21-6m
continent. Apply for terms to Jacksonville and St. Louis via Thomasville. ------- --_
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Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square, New York. Albany, Montgomery and Nashville, andPullman preceding. ORANGEHIGHTS.
Palace bleeping Cars to and from
will buy 80 acres land adjoining
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...... .SEDGWICKSTEEL *' JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS. which they have laid out in building lots. "Healthiest Place in Florida.

I Leave Jacksonville............................. 7:00 p m River front. A bargain.
Arrive Jacksonville.........................._ 7iwam will buy 120 acres fine land be- High rolllntr, fertile lands pure water,rail-
WIRE FENCE Leave Callahan................................... 8:00: p m $2500 tween Dade City and Tucker- road facilities and Northern society Superior
Arrive Waycross..................................10:15 p m town in Hernando county. i location for fruit and vegetable culture.
:. .: Arrive Brunswick via B. & W. R. R... 7:08 a m I, A few choice residence lots given to parties
.f.-.. ....t... ...L .t.. .of.... ..4, -1- ...-r" Arrive \lbany via B. k \\ It. R?...... 4:,,O a in $400 will land buy two 40 miles acres from splendid Brooksvllle.high who will build houses. Send stamp lor full

..., Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:10 information.
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-o---- e>-<>-O I IJ J Io Arrive Atlanta via Central It. IL..12:10 n'n $800 will buy a young orange grove,265: nov9-ly C. B. PALMER.L. .

:: :: -o >_< 11 I 1111 ,,0..1 I Arrive Jesup-.......................................12:05 a m trees some beeinuing to bear;
>-< )- )- y I 1 J 1 Arrive Brunswick via E.: T. V. & G.... 6:00: ) a m grove in fine condition; Clay county, fine MOKETON MURRAY, I CHARLES MCNAR
)- ) ..:, i neighborhood quarttr mile from Kingsley Notary Public.MURRAY. Justice of the PeaoMcNARY.
I I" 1 Arrive Macon via ;
Io E. T. V. & G. It. R. 6:10& a m
..... o.j OOC""" T I I I I I Io ..:. I Arrive Atlanta via E.: T. V. & u.R.K.11I5 a m Lake. & .

"' --<:: ... 1.T 1 I 1 io:. Arrive Cincinnati................................ 6:50:!)()a in wlll buy 160 acres high pine land
..;::: r I I I J I II lit.}I'" $1 1000 in Hernando
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)--oj >- r'ol HY" Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir county; place EAST COAST LANDS
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-_ T Y Y Y __ = Cars Waycross, Albany and Macon; and several hundred dollars worth of improvements -
q via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between on it, including house; Railroad survey Halifax River;, Volusla County,Fla.
IR the best general purpose wire fence in use. It j Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also Through runs though place.
All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bailing
is fc :ronir: net-work without barbs. Don'tinjure Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and Q5F nnn will buy 810 acres finely locatedPOUUUiandinHernaudocounty.
stock. It will turn does, pips, sheep and via Jacksonville \ Lots on and near River. Address, wit
Chattanooga, Albany and Will
poultry as well as horses and cattle. The best ; stamp at Ormond. Volusla County, Fla.
fence for Farms,Gardens, Stock Ranges and Rail- and Cincinnati, via Jesup.ICIIARLESTON sell all or part.HOMES. dAf"H-1v _
roads. Very neat pretty styles for Lawns, Parts, EXPRESS.
School-lots nnd Cemeteries. Covered with rust-
proof paint or made of galvanized wire, as pre- Leave Jacksonville............................. 7:*)a m FLORIDA
felTed It",1111at life-time. It Is better than Arrive Jacksonville.......... .................I0:3u p m
jardu or barbed wire In every respect. The Leave Callahan .............................. 8:10am:
Sedffwick gates made of wrought-lron pipe and Arrive Waycross.................... ...........IfcUOani IN FLORIDA FERTILIZER COMPANY,
steel wire defy all competition In lightness, neat Arrive Jesup....._...............................Mli'J9a 1 : m
ness strength and durability. We make the best Arrive {Savannah................................ 1 l:2o p m E. T. PAT 'E, Prest.44 East Bay St.
cheapest and rasiestworking and alMroa the automatic I Arrive Charleston................................ 6:50 p m Oriole, Jlcrnanclo County.Send Florida Orange Food, $23 per ton.
or iron Belf-opei.ioar! fences now gate made The neatest best cheap Wire I Arrive Washington............................ &; 1'i" p m Florida Food $28 .
Stretchers,cutting Plder Sand Post Angers Arrive New York...................?..........10:35 p m stamp for colored Map of Oriole and Vegetable per ton.
Information how to home in Florida
For prtcvs anti particulars ask Hardware Dealers, I Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between get a This Fertilizer has been thoroughly tested
address mentioning close by Railroad in active operation. Splen-
or paper
Jacksonville and Washington. did orange lands. Large number of new for the past six years on Orange Groves in
SEDGWi:JK tt 05., Richmond, End. Through Tickets Old to all points by 1U1. groves already begun. Purchasers rapidly Florida and has given entire satisfaction.
----------- i and Steamship connections, and buggavf coming in from all over the Union. Attractive
Send for Circulars and Certificate
I checked through. Also, Sleeping Car !berths plan of purchase; but little cash required. ,
G and sections secured at the Company's Office Bargains offered. -
IRONOF1 in Astor's Building,82 Bay Street,and at He-
II pot Ticket Office,and on board People's Line W. B. CLARKSON COW PEAS.
Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee.
300 bushels Red Rover, Clay Whippoorwlll
Send for prices JAB. L. TAYLOR Office 72J! W. St. stairs
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and Illustrated Catalogue of General Passenger AeniA. up and White Peas for sale.

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Seffher, H lit orough Co., Fla. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA.


NEW CATALOGUE NOW READY, The Largest and Most Complete Print
With of
TROPICAL AND descriptions SEJUI-TIiOPie: ing House in the State. .

Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc., etc.
Together with full descriptions of all the E En


Price List. Send for Catalogue to -= ff
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3LjA..K13 GEORGE,_F3L.OR1PA. Jan 1 '85
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from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks.
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line 00 o
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida. Address, a csc
AARON: ::: "W\AJE: Georgetown, IFla s'
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in variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To aid Honey Peaches, LeConte and New Type and Improved Machinery.EVERY .

Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons,Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. KIND OF

Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton ,
Island, St. Johns River.

A. H. MANVILLE & CO., In my office only SKILLED WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing

aug24-ly Lakeland, Polk County, Fla. First-class Work to my Patrons.
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Wholesale Grocers
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Please Ponder the Following Facts and Act Accordingly. ;.f FIRST

1st: They carry the Largest assortment of Fancy Groceries in the State. SILVER STEEL PRIZES
2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establishment OF
+' in Florida. .
3rd. They are selling goods at about New York prices, freight added. SAW
4th. They WARRANT every aticle sold by them. j New Orleans.'
5th. They issue regular Monthly\ Wholesale Price Currents. r -
6th. They employ a larger force than any Grocery House in-Flori a. Send for Catalogue and Frier* to
7th. I It t will be to your interest to send for their prices before purchasing E. ATKINS & CO., Indianapolis, Ind.

elsewhere. jan 26-tf, H. Dudley Coleman A;en"t9 New OJTlotion.Forwarding .
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ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY, -vv. ::a:. PILL: := : :: : : "VV,

CHARLESTON, S. C.; SlrawboITY ShiDDinR Frnit! ana Pack
|ABliely( Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer. Agent, VORotablo llR.
AsUlejr.Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for se two crops,
and_also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
J Ashley Asia Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees,bananas,etc
QAshlcy Dissolved Hones. Ashley Acid Phosphate.Pure and Conlnlission House S., F. & W. R.R. Wharf,
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate} Ammonia,Kainlt
Muriate,Potash,Cotton Seed Meal,etc. Where growers' supplies are on hand and for sale at lowest possible prices for

Floats For Almanacs,etc.,address and Hand Books,Agricultural Primers,and good articles on Peas,Kalnit cash or to our patrons. Every necessary convenience for packing Oranges

expeditiously, and in the best manner, by skilled workmen, at reasonable
TIlE ASHLEY PHOSPHATE COMPANY, prices. Oranges direct from the groves for( sale by the single box or car-Joad'
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J NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC. otiee to of
It; Crab Orchard Shippers Oranges

-w .- ft-c.r-t Fruitland Nurseries, VIA SAVANNAH AND ATLANTA 'AST FREIGHT ROUTE.

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THE BOWELS. e. .a-
e _::r-.ft ::::::I P. J. BERCKMANS, Proprietor. THE special attention ol Shippers is called to the IEW SCHEDULE arrangements ol
A POSITIVE CURE FOR 3 oDYSPEPSIA 0 ; g,CD I these old established Railroads through Georgia, In co: section with the Cincinnati Southernand
.a 2c>> Nashville Chattanooga and St. Louis Railways t' Western Points. Inquiry Into the
merits of the roads that constitute this line; will sat!. fy Shippers as to their reputation for
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SSICKHEADACHh 3 Nna reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ.thed, and their Schedules not experi-
3 ; 0 nors ments. Just claims promptly paid. Any Information regard to the Line cheerfully given.

Dos:-One to two teaspoonfuls. .a"'O Co.ft, ::J. The new edition of our Spring Catalogue Is We give below figures that will show the best posslbl TIME;between Jacksonville and Cln .
Genuine Can> ORCHARD S..L'l'sln sealo'd oed oady for mailing. clnnaU,and all points West:
I packages at JO and 25cts. 2fo geno"a ;'r a Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes rill give explicit directions, and see
uine Salts sold in bulk. n ..ft that their Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts, read ri Savannah and Central Railroad of
Crab Orchard Water Co., Proprs. M Georgia.
S. N. JONES. Manager Louisville, Ky. The stock of FAST FREIGHT SC/EDULES.; .

President. Cashier. Greenhouse and Bedding Plants,

Palms Roses etc. Leave nvl11e.(8.! ( F. &: W. R' ....................................... .......? 6:00 pm
KISSIMMEE. CITY BANK, Evergreens, Leave Gainesville.......................................( ................_...............?.............. 2:00 pm
Leave Savannah.............................?...........?................... ... ..?......................................... 3:40 pm
ORANGE COUNTY, FLA. Leave :Macon...........?......... ........................_.................. ..?........... _.............................. 2:38 am
Suitable for Immediate Is Leave Atlanta.................................................................. ..............................._............... 9:35 amLeave
large and select. planting Boyce....................................................................S. ................ ...-..................:........ 8:20 pm
CAPITAL $50,000. The former of of Floral Arrive Cincinnati........................................................... .............? .........?....................... 5:00: am
large glass
i department has been area largely Increased our of Leave Chattanooga.......................................................... .................................................10:20 pm
late, thus giving for the Leave Nashville..........................................................._ ?.. .......................... ....................... 5:15 pm
Transacts a general Banking business. duction of first-class every stock facility at the lowest pro- Arrive Louisville..............................................??.......... ....... ............??. ?...................... 6:00 am

prices.Catalogues. W. H. LUCAS, Agent G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
t Buys and sells Exchange. Letters of Credit mailed free address as above. Jacksonville. Savannah, Ga.
cashed. W. F. HHELLMAN. Traffic Manager,
q.vRnnllh, ('a.II. .

Has correspondents ;all the chief towns DEER ISLAND
Florida, also' Seaboard National Bank and
Messrs. C. M. Whitney & Co., New York. CECIL H. PLUMMER;
I In Great Britain: The Bank of Ireland. GARDENS AND
I Royal Bank of Scotland, (Bank of British
I North America and Melville\ Evans & Co.,
London. Palatka ana All LanilinRs


) ATEi Pot Grown Semi-Tropical Fruit UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVERTAU.A.

Student of the Royal Veterinary College of
will pay Agents a salary of and OriiumcntuI Trees, MANATEE RIVER: ,
0'.80 to $UU per month and ex. London,
I1! L!,,,, to travel and sell our. Plant stud Vines. Key West Havana and New Orleans
VI LI Iii goods to or 640 a month and expenses ,
t II'S IM to distribute circulars in your yicinity. Business No Loss in Transplanting.
LII honorable permanent.pleasant&easily operated. Will answer all communications through let.

.' ru III sumps All expenses required.adrancert.No humbug.SAMPLE We mean CASES what FREE.we say.No Catalogue ana Price List Free, on application DOUBLE: DAILY DEPARTURES ters and telegrams.

ill Address NATIONAL SUPPLY COMPANY to the Manager. AddressA. '

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Grind your own Bono, nov29-ly Oakland, Orange Co., Fla. Feed & Foster's Stables.
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Meal. Oyster Shell, Steamers H. B. PLANT, of the People'-!
GRAHAM' Flour and Corn FOREST IIILL NURSERY Line, and CITY <>F JACKSONVILLE, oj< the -- ;;..:.-::- ...-'-:;' :W" :':J.o7'i" -; ,
''in the JS3 JKC/JLTWOD TVgTTsT* De aQ"- n.a Jlerchaiits' Line, will run "
-.. centso remadeinkeepin) 0g opal 100,0000rangc Trees for Sale Cheap follows: Leaving the DelJary-Baya Line I ASTHMA CURED !
foot of Laura ( : 1 SISGtE TRILL
Wharf "sheet
try. Also POWElL MULLS and 1'AIXM. Twenty thousand budded from bearing trees : eon-
FEED MIL.IH. Circulars and Testimonials pent of the best and choicest varieties on sour Leave Savannah, Florida and Wesl-- vinces the i most Ikrpttc&1GERmntl
On application. WILSON BttOS.,Easton,JFa stocks three and four yearn old. Our stock is ern Railway wharf Jacksonville, ASTHmA CURE Yl f %
dally on arrival of Fast :Mail train.. --
DOBBINS&-BRO grown on high dry, light soil, is hardy, Leave Jacksonville ............................. 3:00 p II [most violent attack; insures comfortable sleep;,
A. N. healthy, and free from Insects. we aspire to i eave Green Cove Spring.................... 5:10 p m I, jNo{effects waiting cures where for results.all other Its remedies action fau.1 isf
offer the best trees for the least money. $23 Leave Tocoi. ....................................... fii5: p rn I .ji mediate, direct and! certain, and a|
to hundred
f'10 per according to 9 quantity. Leave Palatka..............................-....... 8:10:. p n. : (cureis effected iu nil CURABLE CASES
J.3. BROWN & SON Leave Welaka.......................................10:5)) p in J"It permanently cured me. Refer to me at toy time.'*
novl6-l5m; Fruitland, 1 Fla. Leave Astor........... .. ..........................2:00am(. I ] Hon. B. iMtt. St. Paul Jlt""".
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Leave DeLand Landing. .................._ t:15 a n) Cure." n .. Fitton, Hamilton, Olio."GermaQ .
Leave Blue Springs .. ........................ 5:00( a m Asthma Cure I* all you claim for it. It never
Nnrsnrins of Lake W Old Go Arrive Sanford, South Florida Railroad fall*." P.of. E. Poe fiagtrltn, Greenville. 3. C.\\

wharf...... .__....................._......... 7:00 a ni I"My physician" recommends. d German Asthma Cure. Iti
Arrive Sanford, City wharf...;..?......... 7:10) a n. j cured me. ilr$ it. L. Tttrick Londonderry
of similar ale. Ask
100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our Arrive Enterprise............ .................... 8:10a() m j jTboiuaad* about on It. any dmrgbti I
Leave Enterprise ................................. 8l;;u a m German Asthma Cure Iii cold by all drug.8t8 .
r trees are very thrifty, three and four RETURNING, at.Oc.and s!,or sent by mail on receiptof !

year old stock,% to l\l inch diameter, with Leave Sanford, City wharf.................. 6:231 p n- stamp.price.1 Trial t.**CI package U'1<'3tA t I'ot."auI.Mlnn.' address for!
one year old buds. Nurseries easily accessible ....< ,,_ .... .
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i to Florida Southern Railroad. Send fort Leave Blue Springs................?........... 8:50' p m
:atalogues. .Address Leave DeLand Landing..............?...... 9:2 p m
Gun, Locksmiths and Stencil Cutters E. B. FOSTER, Manager Leave Astor.........................................11:25 p m
--dec2My_South Lake Weir, Fla." :Leave Welaka.-..........................?........ 2:15am )f.AFBIEND .
24 LAURA STREET Leave Palatka.................. ............?...... 4:30 a m
A. J. BEACH & SON, Leave Tocol! ........?.?.......... ................. 6:30am
Leave Green Cove Spring-.................. 7:15 a m
JACKSONVILLE, - FLORIDA NURSERYl\JEN.: Arrive Jacksonville.........-.................. 9:t.') a m IN NEED. '

j Our stock of Fruit Trees Is large and fine, Connecting at Tocol with St. Johns Rail Dr. Ehvcct's

i I I Gunsmithlng done In all Its branches. and in good order. New Fruits,among which road, at Palatka with Florida Southern INFALLIBLE I I LINIME I NAT
ire the White Adriatic Fig, San: Pedro and Railway ; at Astor with St. John's and
Lake Eustis Railway at DeLand Landing
White Genoa. :
[ IRON SAFE WORK Catalogue free. AddressA. with DeLand Mud St. Johns Railroad; at En- Prepared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
Sweet, of Connecticut, the natural Bone Setter
terprise with A. C. > t. J. & I. R. Railroad for
Special rates on Stencil Cutting, by mall. JT. UEACIl & SON, Titusville at Sanford with steamers for Indian lias been used for more than 50 years,
1 oct 8-U sen28-l ly Palatka t Fla. ; and Is the best known remedy for Rheuma-
River, and with trains of the South
Florida Railroad for Tampa; at with tism,Neuralgia,Sprains, Bruises,Cuts,Burns,
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t the steamer Margaret of the People 8 Line injuries.
:': "'" *.e,! r. rr: \ ,. PALMETTO PHARMACY.Formerly for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River; SOLD_ BV ALL _nitUGGISTS-TRY IT.PIANOS&ORGAHS.
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1t also connecting with the steamships Mascotte,
Fancy Poultry.; Holt' Hutchinson and Whitney for Key West and
: .! Havana every l\IontlaYt.Thursday and saturday --- ; .: = -
ALRETTC: FRIES Since taking possession of the above Drug i arriving at Key West Tuesday, Friday '"-. -
I and Sundays, and Havana on Tuesday, Friday i- 'I ,;:: OI all makes direct
1 ST. NICHOLAS, FLA., Store, we have put In a complete stock of and Monday. mera from beadqnarteis, at
Keep Keturning steamships leave H-ivana on wholesale prices. All goods
twenty varietlei of pure bred Fowls
fresh Drugs Patent Medicines
etc. Everything Wednesday, Thursday and Saiurday, Key guaranteed. No money aflkedtiii
Eggs far Hutching- S3 Dozen. \ instruments
per are received!
t. 'V(>Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, arriving
new, purity guaranteed. .
and fully tested. Write t1a
r Has Just received a fine selection: from th at Tampa Sunday Thursday and SatI -
before purchasing. An investment of 2 cent
{ best Poultry Yards In.this country. *z& ORDERS BY MAILwill day, at New Orleans on 1{onday.A save you from 50.OO to 810O.OO. Address may
--- I freight steamer of the People's or De Bary- Tonm

:. 4 ,, Buy the Best, T-EUREKA receive particular attention. We promise I Baya Merchants' Line, leaves Jacksonville JESSEakDletribCtiUn'pJ for .
i daily, at 6 p. m. Returning leaves Sanford
t.; .mlum AwardPd und FIRST(old bled.alatworld'.FatrNew Pre.. best prices and prompt repllts to orders. 'dally,at 9a.m.Racing -- --

Give us a trial. Address by the lioat of this Company t. ll
mTsm >Orleansoverltleadin' Prohibited.For \ M
1 Wind MJl1s. The EU.UEKA. Strictly ,
after a trial JT. A. CONOVER, further particulars. Inquire of t.i!! 4'0 111' .nt.ennne t I

nounced lasting:i the mos.beat was overall pro. Manager Palmetto Pharmacy, JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk. .
a and stands Office, Waycrosa Steamboat WharfJacksonville "I' Sam Jones condensed.
at the brad of all competitors. 8ize8.lO 31 West Bay Street,Jacksonville, Fla. Fla.W. SAM JONES'' Over 500 pp. Illustrated.
ti to is ft. diameter of wheel either for M. DAVIDSON, Onlysatwrlptlon edition
t Pumping:or Power Mill*. Perfect in all 60 Fancy Pictures, and 25 ele- General Traffic Agent, Astor Building.C. authorizedbvJIr.Jone8.tef'l .
part.and. warranted. Estimates on application. CARDS< ?ant Cards in Gilt Edge Silk D. OWENS, Traffic Manager, i SERMONS, I+ portrait and facliiill -
Alsoltfrs.oftheAdamiDlit .
Fringe> Hidden Name, .c.. 1Songster Savannah i Jones' card deI" -
reel Draft Barn Floor horse Power. ,1$50 Prize Puzzle 'I TS VIA ITEO.
,and J flouncing pirate editions.
Lire Wanted. Address Mfrs. U.S. HAINES, Oen'l) Manager
Aofntg 8 parlor all for lOcts. Game of Authors -- Address
C.I1IT. ,i WOOD\VAJiD. K llama bileh.t ,.; games lOcts. Havannah.fJa. '!. Mr. Jones' pub-
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Augusta. Ga.................. 30 tOO 00 Cedar Rapids, Ia.......... ...... ......... Fort Scott, Ka n.......... 90 1140 001 Logansport, Ind...........f I ...... I......... Portsmouth. Ohio_...... .? .........
Atlanta, Ga................... 35 7000 Champaign, Ill............ ... .......? Gallion, Ohio............ ..J! ... !.........1 I Lincoln, Neb.. ............. 91 156 40 Peoria, IlL................ 6.3 11600
...... ......... I Dalton Ga......_..... ...... 40 80 00 Gallipolis Ohio ...' ... "i....... Macon Ga............. ......1 25 ( 50 00 Plttsbur. Pa.............-.. 66 126 00
Adral. l\IICI1..1. ...... .......... : IIayton O. ................... ... ......?. Grand Rapids. Mtch.... ... .........J+ Mobile, Ala....................I 80 00 Qui n Ill.................... ...... .........
Ann ..,.. ... .......... ;,Delaware, Ohio............. ... Henderson, R y............ 50' :::100 00 1liontRomeryAla........ 35'I 70001 home 14a ..................1 40 80 00
Alton Ill. ..................... ... I Defiance. Ohio......._...... ... 1..1 I lilckman, Ky............... 55 ''100 00 Mansfield\ Ohio............{. ... I I.........!! Rock Island In............. .....
Anniston Ala............... 40 8000 IDetroit. Mich..0 110: Indianapolis Ind....._ 60 110 00 Massl11on. Ohio............., ... !.........i .Rochester, N. Y........... .. 68X 13-1 00
Birmingham, Ala... ..... 40 80 00 tDanv1lle. Ill.................. ...::::1..... OOj'I Jeffersonville, Ind....... 58 10800 Mt. Vernon ... 'I.......... ..Handusky, Ohio............ o0 11600
Bloomington, III ......... ... ......... :Davenport Ia..........?.... ...... .........' Jacksonville, Ill........... ... ........ Memphis, 1'enn..1.. 45 90 00 Sioux City, Jowa........... ... .........
Burlington Ia.-............ .... ..jDubuque, o'\"a. ........ ... i ....... Joliet Ill....................... ... I. .. Milwaukee, WIs_......... 70 120 00 Springfield, II 1.............. .... .....
BeIlevllle Jll. ,Des Moines, Iowa.......... ... ........1 Jefferson City 1\10........ ... ......:. I Madison, Ind................ ... :.......... St. J osepb, 1\10.\ .........-... .... .
Buffalo N. Y.. 613 .12d 00 Denver. Col................... 1 85 ,,250 Knoxville Tenn ........... 45 90 001 Minneapolis, Tilnn-.... ...... ,:.........I, St. Louis, Mo. ...... ....... 65 .116 00
Bay Cit y Ilch............... ...... ......?.. Dixon, Ill...................... ... !'I......00''. Kenton, Ohio................. ... ........ 1\lac1180n, \% 1s..... .......... ...... ; .Saginaw. Mich. ... .........
Bristol .J.enn......-....._ ... ......... Elyria, Ohio................... ...... ....?.. .Kalamazoo, lIch ....... 70 120 .1 Montreal\ Canada.......... ...... i..i......... SprinefteJd, Ohio............ ... ?.......
; Cleveland 0........... .?:. 70 120 00 Evansville Ind.......... 56X 106 00 Kansas City Mo ........... ...... ......... Nashv1lle,Tenn............ 45 90 0n'' 8t. Paul Minn...............I ...... .........
Cincinnati. Ohio......... 55 100 00 East Sainaw. Mich... ... ......... LansingMich.............. ...... .......... New Orleans.............. 45 90 00 70 ,120 00
Cairo Ill.. ..........??...... 60 110 00 East at Louis, Ill......... 65 116 00 LaCrosse, Wis............... ... ... .Newark, Ohio............... ... .....?..1 TOlefloJ90..f 60 110 00
Columbus, Ky............? 55 100 00 Emporia Kan............... 1 (}.') 16 00 Lima, Ohlo......_..... ...... ... .....?. Omaha, Neb................. ...... ...... ...... ...?....
Columbus Ohio........... ... ......... Erie Pa ................._...... G6 126 00 Lafayette, Ind......_....... ... .........1 Ottawa, Can.................. ... .J Topeka, Kan................. 95 118 00
Columbus Oa ...?......... 35 70 00 Fort' Wayne, Ind.........' ... ......... Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ........ OIl City Pa... ................. 66 ,126 00 Urbana, Oh 10................ ... .........
Council Bluia Ia......... ...... ......... H indlay: Ohlo..:............ ...... .....?? Leavenwortn, Kan..... ...... ......... Pekln, 111. ...................... .? I I.......... Wheeling, W.Va....... ... 66 10: 00
Chicago, 111._......?....... 65 11600 Fremont, 01110....._...... ...... II......... Louisville Ky............_ 51) 100 00\ Pans, 111........................ ... I I......... 'Vlnnlpe,1\lan.: ........... ...... .........
Chattanooga, Tenn...... 40 80 00 Fort Dodge, Iowa......... 1 18 170 00 Little Rock Ark........., 55 120 00, ;P1qua, Ohio.................... ?. !I......... .


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Stations of Savannah Florida fit Western Hanway...........................................? ... ... ... ...!' I 1I I
Jacksonville Callahan. and Live Oak....................................................m....._ 20 40 25 50 I l 601 I M1' 60 30! 64! Z1 1 i 55 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : :
Gainesville kew Branford............._.................................. ..._........_......?......... 30 60 35' 70 40 80 40 80 40, SOt 37 I 75 . . . . .
Landings on 81. Johns river..........:..:..................................................................... 30 60 35 70 40 80 40 80 40'' SOl 37 75' . . . . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and Including Ocala ........................?...........?? 35 70 40 80 4.5 90 4.5 90 ; 4i OOi; 42 85' . . . . . .
Stations on FIn. So. Ry. south of Ocala ................................................. rr 75 42 S'il' 47 95 47, 951 I 47 9.'> 4'' 90 . . . . .
Stations on Fla. 80. Ry., St. J. & L. E. Division......?.?....?...............???........?? 37 75 42 &j! 47 95 491 95 47 95 . . . . . .
Landings on Lake. Santa Fe.................................................._...................._......... ... ... ... ....j 55(1( 95'1'l! . . . . .. .
Tampa..................?...... .............................................................................?_ 45 90 50 1 00I.a.ndlngs 55 1.10 5i 1.10 ii 55 1.10 . . . .. <:!I' .
on l\Ianatee River................?_.............?......................?.....?.. ..........?.. ... ...... ... ......! ... ...... ... ...... I ...... ... ...... . . .. .,,! :;. . .
Stations on J.. St. A. & II. R. Ry..............................................._..........?............... ... ... ... ... : .. / ...... ... ...... I ...1 ...... ...... . . ,'. ... -;" '<11 ".. .
Palatka........?........-...............?....... ......................................_............_................... 30 60 35 70, ,I 40 80 jO; 80 i 40i SO, .I' 75 ... . ... .. .. > 'f.J ., .
8t. Augustlne....._........... .................................................................................... ... .. ... ...1 ... ...... "' ...... ...., ...... I ... I ...... . . . . .. . .
Stations on J., T. & K. 1V.Ry ...... ............................................................................ ... ..: I ... i ...1 I I . . .. ... . .
lAndings on lAkes Eustis and Harris ..................................?.......?......?....?....... 42 8a 47 I 951 52 roo I 59.: i"25 ;! 5'21 roo I 52 :; j'MI . :t . .. .. .
Stations on South Florida Railroad I f :
From Belair to 1\lcKlnuon.lncluslve .......................... .....................?.?.?... ..... 40 80 45 i 90 501! 1 001'I 50; 1 0011 50 100147 I 93 . . . . .
From Jls!llmmee tocton, Inclusive...........................- ..............?. ?............... 45' 901 I 50 ,1100 551 1 551: 1 10 I 55! 1 10 : 52 I 1 02 .1 I . 'to .
From Plant City to Orlenta, Inclusive........................................................ ??. 50 1 00 5)' 1 10 60120:! ()'I I 00112() l 6&120 I 57 1 15' .-; ..Ji ':44..4\ . .
From Winter Haven to Bartow .........__...... 5.5 1 10 00 ( 120 651130 851130'1 6511801' : I 6'2 12i . . ... . .
Stations F. 1t. & N. Co north of and including Ocala.?..........??...........??. 3i' 70. 40 80 4.5'' 90, 941' 4.5; 901 1.2 85 . . .. ... .
Stations on F. H. &:; N. Co. south oC Ocala-....?....:.................................??....._ 37 7542 i 85 47$ 9 !I 47 9.51 1 : 95 41 90 ..1 1, . ;;/.. ::"" '.,: .. : : .
Stations on Sanford & Indian River It It-............................ ...............?......:..... ... ......\ ... ; ...... II ''' I 4.7 ... ... . . '... .... .. . .
Stations on Tavares Orlando S Atlantic It. R........._......................?...?.......... ... ...... ... ': ......: ... ...... ... ...... I ...I ...... I ... ...... . .. *. .. . .
Gulf points north Tani pa.............. ...............?....?......?...........?.?...?.................... ?. ..... .. .. ...' ... ......i ... ...... I ... ...... ... ......: ..
Gulf points south Tampn................?.......?...........................................?........?.... ... ??..I.! .. I' ..:... ...I ....."1 ... ...... ...I ..- I ... ...... : : : : : : : :::: I :: : ::: : : : :
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CONNECTIONS. The capacity of the Standard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
I Excess of capacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excess ol cnarges.
Double dally"fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. I HIP +rar-lnad i Is estimated at 20ono,( [ [ pounds, or 400 Standard Boxes. Excess of tale
Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior i a' ''' '' tin *v* ..t.Biw'rvr nrn i-o$o '- 4.. hall eh nthPnto .,>.....op to I\nfl d. trottnn .

and Coast points Including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washineton and I to one conslg&ee.
Providence. Prepayment of freight will not be required, but good order and condition of shipment
Trl-weekly connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company, leaving Savannah I will be an absolute requirement. It is clearly understood between the shippers and the
Mondays Wednesdays Fridays. transportation companies that no responsibility shall attach for loss or dam4tel however
Twice a week for Baltimore via the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned unless It be from negligence, and that such loss must y to the
Savannah Tuesdays and Friday. company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Weekly connection for Boston via the Boston and Savannah bteampshlp Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections at those points will not
Savannah every Thursday. be subject to correction by this Line.
Weekly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co.l leaving Savannah every In every case the full name and address of the consignee mast be given for Insertion In
Saturday. Bill Lading and on the Way-bill.
Sailing days of Steamships are subject to change without notice. Single shipments Western points will be charged at double rates.
No single shipment taken for less than SI to Boston New York, Philadelphia and Haiti-
INFOR1\IATION 1!'OR 8I-IIPPEl1. more. If shipped beyond,they will be charged in addition the single package rates of con-
necting lines and cost of transfer.
To make through rates from points tributary to the above add the rates of connecting Stencils, shipping receipts and Information furnished on application. to any ot the agent
lines to above rates. For further information II needed apply to Agent pf the lines! or to .
The dimensions of the Standard Box for Vegetables are 8x14x22 Inches and the weight U C. D. OWENS JAMES L. TAYLOR: ,

estimated &\.50 pound. .; ? "r: -<.,:.,." < 'E I Traffic Manager Savannah, Ga. Gen'l Freight Agent, Savannah, Ga.



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WM. CANNON, British Colony of Roxburgh w

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Kissimmee City West Kissimmee and *' __ offered settlers land The
......- ..... Special inducements to genuine not speculators.
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Rosalie.Also 1. :;1 = .:::::::=? ,il h the ) of the Stntc situated of the
''lii'f:: =:g::== ''J town is only 5 miles from metrojwlis on one

7" leading railroads, affording; imim-diate transportation t : to Jacksonville.I .

for Lands owned by :;:- ''.. '-' "'f'" _
r. .r "r t fl 1. C. nux BURGH,
nov2tf HO Wost Hay St., Jacksonville, Fla.

A.&G.0.C.&OKEECHOBEE- LAND CO. f p QU t t 2,000,000 ACRES of LAND

Correspondence /loUclted.Special = F'Olt SALE B'\

pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement or Investment.
Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Block Pasturage Lands. TIE FLORIDA SOUTHERN RAILWAY COMPANY
These Lands Include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lem-
ons,Pineapples, Bananas, Sugar Cane,early vegetables!'!, etc and are chiefly in the Counties I
of St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, III\Is borough, Polk, :Manatee.'and
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located ou them during thepast SITUATED IN THE COUNTIES OF
six months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices.
The lands of this Company are specially-adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
Sugar Cane,etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange
Address' all correspondence about the above lands toW
Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
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& mOA KTRRIMMKK rTTY 1+roKn ., Consisting' of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands In the State of Florida. Price
11.25 to$.'i per acre, according to location.

For further Information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka,Fla.

E. R. TRAFFORD, General nnn er,

90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida Chief Clerk, Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager

THE LAKE REGION OF POLK COUNTY.Two Jacksonville and Panama Park

hundred deep,clear spring lakes, within a radius of ten miles. Their high !banks
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit of the Fl..ea1 Est: Lte : .
dividing ridge of the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an Inducement to the invalid.Its .
beautiful and diversified scenery, boating, fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for
people of taste to acquire a lovely w nter home, where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY A SPECIALTY.Bearing .
of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the 'fact that both the South Florida
and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided into lots of five acres and upwards Orange Groves,choIce Building Lots and g*xl Garden land near the city for sale.
,and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers. Houses and Truck Gardens for Rent and excellent land in lots of half an acre and upwardsin /
good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve.SGroves .
ANCLOTE, HERNANDO COUNTY.At planted and taken care of,houses built and Improvements made for non-resi ";

the mouth of the Anclote river on the Gulf coast; high land in full view of the dents. .
ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange X200,000 Sweet Seedlings and variety of other trust trees for sale.
groves, rich bottom land, perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation of i00! 9f Money to loan on Improved property.
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after J. S. BELL, Notary Public. _
looking over the whole State. Post-office, store, church school saw-mill and all requisitesfor Office Hours at No. 1 Reed's Block, Bay. street City, I rom 9 to 11 A. M. ..
settler. Protected from frost by the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the North- I At Panama. Park from 2 to 6 F. M. sept29-tl
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',and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It woulddo
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -

elsewhere.LIBERAL TERMS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS OR PRODUCERS.For 9', 2 I rt *lm i x HC >.ti tiCO (

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# Situated on each side of the STATIONS. I _-z old.0 Q Gz SZI-Z OZv :F"IE=--JXIIJ:1I: : .A.1'TI> ::JFI.:: .C>:J:)-0EI,

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South Florida Railroad and its 1 ,
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Bartow Branch R. R. wharf''.....'........1......_'...-.1.-... ........ out Consignments to send of to oranges solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges with
having Remittances
sent on day of sale. June8-ly
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In the Counties of.. 3! 8 10.' ....._ t 57/10 10 8 35
cT". Longwood... 10. 8 ..._'I 515,10, 2i 9 15 E8TABLISI-JED 18715.BEAN .
121 8 2510 33 9 38
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Orange ,
s ? ,,, Maitland....I I 151 8 30..5. 3510 45 1010
Polk, Winter Park 181 8 : 5710 55 10 30
1 Orlando....... 21 9 A 6 3011 15 1135Kissimmee. E.
Brevard, 40, 9 45 5 7 10112' 05 1 15
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' and Hillbboroug'u. 10 30 6 17........ ......_ .. ... Commission Merchant and Forwarder
Bartow J'nc\ 6810 47 6)1; ........ ......_ 3 50 ,
,83,000 A ores Auburndale 721057 650.. ..... ..._... 4 15
Lakeland..... 8J: 11 25 7 50..L.. ...... 5 40 Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.

of these are NEWLY acquls cd Lands, which Plant City.. 931145 8201..1......_ 63.5Setrner. Branch Packing-House TVaycros, Railroad Gainesville Fla.rta2 .
....._...10 126,' 8 48 ,,,_.,,i........ 7 .O Depot, ,

having been for several year reserved from Ar Tampa... 1151240,: PM AMI 925.1., 1 .._... 800 PMNOIt'rJI g e s, :I.: aemc> ias ,

sale are now offered. ROUND.k And other Fruits and Vegetables,

These lands comprise all classes and grades m !tJo. PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.
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of South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak o 0oSTATIONS. Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
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Lands the Backbone Hills in the famous Q Q Q
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Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of Tampa......... 0 2 00 ........ 5 30 ........ 6 30Sefiner ) vv ers' EJ1..1.pp1ies.
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table lands well timbered'with Pine,and Oak Plant Clty._. 22'' 250........ 6 40 __.. 8 20 Boxes Have which a full makes stock of the Growers'Whitest Supplies-consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
Lakeland. :32 315 ... ... 7 30 ..._... 9 as Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box In use. Beach
undergrowth; Low, well-timbered, Pine Auburndale 43 3 40.....-..... 8 00 ...... 10 20 (the Bangor best)quality Thin Wood and,cheaper Dressed than Pine the Heading, Hoops, Manila Orange Wraps, etc., etc.,all ol

Bartow J'nc 47 3 ........ 8 ._, 1125jHainesCityi cheapest.
Lands; Prairie and Marsh Lands set In rich I 54 I 4 081.\55.. ,.\ 8 LvKissimmee. PM ..._... Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car,

native grasses affording good pastures for ..I 75 5 00 5 40 9 : 2 00 1 30 Send for Circulars and Stencils.
Orlando......... 93 5 45 6 3.5 2 50 3 20 sep4tfJOHN _
cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered in the Winter P'rk, 97 5 57 6 50 ....18.. 3 02 3 50lIaltland..ll00

ij 03 658..... 310 4 10Altamonte..102 T. LESLEY, President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE Sec. Treas.
thriving new railroad towns of Kissimmee, 6 10 7 10._... 325 437Longwood ;

... 105() 6 18 7 ..... 3 35 5 15tBelalr.
Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lake- ......... 112 6 30 7 20........ 3 50 5 40 HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY HEAL ESTATE AGENCY,
Ar. Sanford 115 6 40 7 ......_1 4 00 5 55
land, Plant City, Seflner. Mango, Orient and R. 'Vhart..._ 50j TAMPA, FLORIDA,

Dade City. Penlbertoll Ferry IIrancb.-S.F. R.R.F'st .
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For further information apply to Land De- F'st F'st description of Real Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive
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partment of South Florida Railroad Com- ti I 119. I 120. 26. Pamphlet and newspaper.ELKHART .
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o 5.15 3.40Lv 4.25.0wensboro,: Pembert'n Fery....Ar.... 8.58 9.3) 9.1075, No.Harness 1 Farm, $23.50 Every has Buggy several soldby dollars the middle added Platform Wagon, S 5 5.
GWYNN 11,5.47, _......... 8.0559 \ man
4.5. .. .. .. Dade City S.4S to the First Price. We have no
n: 6.17 5.25.,........._Itichland........... 8.3') 5.45131 agcrts. but for twelve years
Janl2-tf General Land Agent. 43 7.3 7.1.\Lakeland_.........! 7.40 have dealt with the consumer. ,
53 8.00 8.t'O.Plant' ;, City..........I 6.5. 4.30'21' V e ship anywhere with prlvl- -
63 R.21 8.5.)1.' ...........:en'ner.............1 6.25 3.4512\ ti; lege of examining before buy
W. M. LKDWITH. F. C. SOLLEE. 75 8.5 9.50!!Arrive..Tampa..Leave+I 6.00 3.00 0Bartow ing.both ways We pay 1C not freight satisfactory.charges

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DEALERS I South Bound. sell atS5. Farm WngoMS40.
I Top Buggies( at 890, fine as usually sold for 125. Our Harness
fotrATIONS. : iPaR.iPas. Pas. I are all No. 1 Oak Leather. single, 810 to 325. 64-pago
REAL ESTATE t:= I No. No &FI Illustrated Catalogue free. Address,
:ti II 13. 15. 17. W. li. PRATT, Secretary, Elkhart, Indian

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Headquarters for Haines City Property. Leave_...'Vlnter Haven...........I 1l.05 4.15 8.4U
Arrlve.Bartow............._......11711.40. 4.50 9.25
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J Flag Slatlon Trains \u. 'J. ft, :i and, 7 I
Daily except Sunday No. I and 2 liHlly. !
1 rains No. 4, li, 1 Itt and"s" Daily except ulllht-.
Haines City t it> situated hair-way Between : Train No.Sstopsiit; I a' elau-l lor lueiiKiat.Trains : t. '
Sanford lUHf Tampa, and right on the :South No. 11))andO\> Daily. I'mins No.21 anti J I I : 1 .,1,
Florida Ilallroad. It Is situated on tho highest i Daily except j-umlay. .
land In South Florida-rich,roiling and Connects Sanford. with Sanford nil l 'Indian
healthy This'' excellent country lies to the River llnllroad l lr. t )h I... i..i ': 11' "!> ;-
southward of large lakes which protect the Lake Jessnp; with the ro |It' i.uuHUH

tropical fruit. There is no frost here.,, The DeBary-Baya Merchants' I iue of Steamers, r ; t Utlt.RsIKALI ..
fact of the Indians having selected this section Jacksonville and all Intermediate into il..l>..HoUI-lt.i:
SU Johns River,and with steamers for Indian -
home demonstrates be- '
of country as a D. D. MOCiiiRS fc CO. :
yond a doubt that It Is absolutely the richest iiiverund Upper St. jolius. ,,- .
At Kisslmmee with Steamers for Fort Myer
portion; since it is their aim, on account of W IN
and Bassinger and points on K1sslmmeerlver.
to find the most fertile ,
to labor
aversion tracts; thus affording large oflabor.returns from a Railway Pemberton for all points Ferry North with Florida East and Southern West, Mme"r: : Ft'I' : N-c;. =':--

very Come moderate and see expenditure this town before buying elsewhere and at Bartow with the ,Florida Southern Corrugated Iron, Fire Proof Iron Shutters,&c., MetaIic4Building Supplies. ". .
,Railway for Fort Meade and points south.
F.J. HINSON, Through Tickets sold at all regular stations State Auents.. for K. Van Noorilen & Co's1i1TALIC
points North, East and West.FREDERIC. : SHINGL1S.
Haines City, Polk County, Fla.fiend H. RAND, 74 Wect.Buy street,.ACDO.U.L&.F. *.
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Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route 'between New England and THE CLARK'S COVE GUANO Co : :
Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest. .. '"
First-Class<< Passenger<< Accommodations.No HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED \ 7s

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Cabin Passage, S20 ; Excursion $35.00; Steerage, SI 2, MANURES'1'n-:,, :
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CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................................Thursday, April 15, at 3:30 p. m d 0:;
f GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.......................................................Thursday, April 22, at 9:00 p. m % O
U1TY OK A1AUON, Capt. Kelley....................._........................ Thursday, April 29, at 2:30: p. mHedge. z >, 9f ,
GATE CITY. Cant.. .-............................-............................Thursday t.May 6, at 7:30:( p. m *-
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley............................_...............-.Thursday, May 13: at 2:00 p. m """" C3Q =' r
GATE Capt. Hedge........... .. ............................................Thursday, May 2', at 7:30 p. m : 1 f(
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley....................-............................Thursday, May 27, at 1:00 p.m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.......... ...............................................Thursday June 3, at 630 p. m 0& 2A'lt.J
CITY OK MACOf Capt. Kelley............................................Thursday, June 10/ at 12:30 p. m
GATE CITY, Cap Hedge.................................................._........Thursday, June 17, at 6:30 p. m THE K15JST
CITY OF :MACON, Capt. Kelley...............................................Thursday, June 21,at 11:00 a. m !: 'INHU8E.)
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge...,..........................._...........................Thursday, July 1at5:30 p. m Prof. Isaac Stone, In his article on Orange culture in the trade edition of the Times-UnIon, '
"Of all the fertilizers used; some 15.000 treesthe 'lark's Cove Orange. .
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Through Bills of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia Savannah, Florida "
Send '
Food better results than other used. for Pamphlet and full particulars -
Tree any
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line.
(Florida Dispatch) and the Steamers of the b *. Jsland Route. dec7 t -tf WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER,State Agents.VVXJL.J.A..1I.i .
W. H. RINu NIckerson's Wharf, Boston. ----- -

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Rooms and
For Tickets apply to
tlepl-85 HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G. S. Agent. 66 Bay Street. (Successor to J. E. Hart,)

The Oldest Seed House in the city. (Established 1875)).

20 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, t ,.


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I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free
55 to 60 Hours on application. Also, Wholesale Dealer in

betweenSAVANNAH 1VE W YORK Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, BranWheat,


NEW YORK f ::1j

-: J. E; Tygert & Co.'s Star Brand Fertilizers.Guuranteed .

Steamship Companv. Comprising ORANGE 13i. "'. TREE and AnalysIs.VEGETABLE
(Central or DO Meridian Time.) FERTILIZER, PURE GROUND BONE

Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Y OfK. MURIATE OF POTASH'mADE = 'c SULPHATE POTASH k

To or from New York, Cabin, f2>; Steerage, $13; Excursion (return ) NITRATE SODA, KAINIT ETC.
THE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows: ,
Prices on application. July 27 tiSOOFIELD'S
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CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt.,,.Catherine.............................................Sunday, May 24:30: p. m
NACOOCH.EE, Capt. Kempton.........................?............................-.Tnf>sdo.y. May 46:00 p. m WORKSAdjoining
TALLAHAK8KE, Capt. Fisher...................... .................................._Friday, May 7- 8:00a.: m IRON
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson...............................................Sunday, May 9-10:00a. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett.............?..................Tuesday May 11-12:00 m.
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine................._........._....._.......Friday, May It- 3:00p.m Passenger Depot, MACON, GA. Manufacturers of the old and well known
N ACOnCIl f'E.: Capt. Kempton.....................?...............,?.............Sunday, May\ 1G- 4:30: p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher .:........._............................__..........Tuesday. May 18- h.410)( p. m '
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt. Nickerson.............................................VI Iday, May 218:30 a. m SCHOFIELD'S PATENTED
CITY OF SAVANNAH Capt. II. C. Daggett....................................unday, May 23-10:00 a. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine......_....................................Tuesday May 25-11:30: a. m
NACOOCHKE, Capt. Kempton .........................................................Friday. May 28-- 2:00 p. m
TALLAHASSEE; Capt Fisher.......................N......... ...... ................Sunday, May 303:30 p. m EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTiON PRESSThe


[ Steamers do not carry Passengers.] most substantial, best built, and fastest packing COTTON PRESS; on the market. Packs

DESSOUG, Capt.- ............... ........?_...?.........___............_..Saturday, May 14:00: P. m horse Steam and Boilers
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett............_.................?........................._.....Saturday, May 88:30 a. m wyaternodr steam' Portable and Stationary Engines ,
DESSOUG,Capt.-.........................................N......................._..Saturday1ay 1>- 4:00 p. m power. All sizes and styles-4 to 10O horse power. Shafting. Pulleys, Hangers, Mill Gear.
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett.............. ......?........._...................... ...Saturday, May 229:00 a. m ing and Machinery a specialty. Hancock IiiNpirafors. the best boiler feeder known
DESSOUG, Uapt. .........................................._................... .....Saturday,May. 29- 2:3u p. m and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves
Whistles! Lubricators Rubber and Leather Beting, and everything pertaining to Foundry,
THESE PALACE STEAMERS, Machine and l\I111Supply business. Address

Connecting with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line) and
the Sea Island Route. J. S. SOHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors.
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and mils of I.AWlngissued to principal points North, East and Northwest
via Savannah. For further particulars apply to MACON, GEORGIA.

HENRY YONGE, Agpnt, G. M. SORREL.Agent .
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W. JAMES.' Agent 18 fl.Third Street Philadelphia. It\/P -e.,. ..."1\.... G-A.9IJ\I: : :a e.LE
J. D. HA' IlAO J< N. Knsteni Agent, Sav., Florida &: Western Ry. Co.,2.1 Broadway. N.Y. .Vrla 1a1 Jii'\"I
For Rooms and Ticketsnprlv to Bes't In. The Wcr.d.
H. R. CHRISTIAN. Gen'i Ollcltlng Atellt, Bay street.

For large or small gamete caUbre 40 grains powder: 33 cal.$oS gr.;'
SHERIDAN'SCONDITION 10 cal.: 60 gr.;45 cal.70 and 8i: gr. The strongest shooting rifle made _.
iir Perfect accuracy guaranteed and the only absolutely safe rifle on tne marke -
L J. educed Pr1 BALL & TB TT> Callrry.Sporting and Tar-
1.1; get Rifles world renowned. The standard
POWDER. i1 lor target shootinsr.: bunting. and shooting galleries. All calibres from 22 to 4A. Made In
... J. t different styles prices from fIS.oo up. Send for Illustrated catalogue.
is highly.abaolutelypureand concentrated. : is FIRE ARMS CO. New
Haven Conn.
1 is worth 11.. ,
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of any other kind. It strictly a medleine to be riven with food. Nothing on earth will make hens lay like .fourteen I made< with one of our 22 calibre rifles twenty consecutive shots (j
It. It cures chicken cholera and a:1 dir ases of nens. Is north its weight in gold. Illustrated book by shots had aireadybeen fired and no cleaning daring the entire seventy
mail tree. Sold everywhere or sent mall for 25 cents in stamps. 3 1-4 Ib. air-tight tin cans. $li guns carry off nearly all the prU s at target matches t. by mall 91.80. Six cans by express,j id,for $ .oo. DK. 1. ft JOHNSON & CO.. Boston accurate and reliable.


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New Series: Vol. 5No. 19. Polished by CHAS. W. DACOSTA Jacksonville, Fla. Price 5 cenls.

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among the best : Gopal Bhog, in high the largest and oldest of the kind on demonstrate whether or not they will

C roe and Orchard estimation, of moderate size, of a deep the lake, having been planted, as produce crops profitable enough to

amber and orange color when ripe; nearly as can be ascertained twenty- make it an object to enter extensivelyupon
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TREES AT LAKE WORTH. large I\Ialda, a middling-sized fruit, of seven years ago. They rise about their cultivation ; though it is

"RAMBLER," in the Palatka Southern an olive-green color when ripe, the interior forty feet to the first branches, with a suspected that in the latitude of Lake

Sun devotes a page or more to of a deep orange color, about total height of fully seventy feet; and Worth they will serve the purpose of

observations in the vicinity of Lake the finest of all. Referring to this just as full of nuts as they can be. One ornament, more than that of utility.

Worth, from which we extract the fol- variety, Firminger says : "To those cocoanut tree, seven feet three inches And they are very ornamental. In

lowing: ,. who have never partaken of it, no around the body of the tree, is sixty- nearly the same latitude, on the Gulf

........ I'. THE''MANGa, ..... .. \"" words can cs\eyan idea of the Merit feet hill,' and,-... contains'- at least* TTI 150. coast, on the Manatee river, coffee has ..
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1 of this exquisitely luscious fruit. nuts. These trees are a wonderous' been raised with rather more than"me 7 .|
Mr. Whitner says, "is a native of the
East Indies, but is also cultivated in Then there are the Peter, Singapore sight to see, and never fail to excite dium success, although the writer be-

and Soondershaw species. the admiration and awake the enthu- lieves t that it will hardly find a conge-
the Western
tropics, including our
own favored 'Land of Flowers- Canova, in "Life and Adventures in siasm of all who behold them. No nial home in Florida.THE .

other cocoanut trees at Lake Worthare TAMARIND TREE
South Florida. : "The is
though it may be in its less attractive says mango
than one-fourth old. In in its native haunts J. N.
form of inferior variety. The tree in a fruit that has many friends, on ac- more as grows says

its uncultivated state is large and tall]], count of its handsome appearance audits addition to these, Mr. %I. has a young Whitner, "from sixty to seventy feet,

and when it has room for expansion, novel flavor. It is pear-shaped, grove of 500 cocoanut trees set out. and is indigenous to many parts of Africa -

flattened, and covered with russet- One who sees as he sails along the and India. It has long been nat-
as on the outskirts of villages, is wide-
lake, massive described tow- uralized in tropical America, and is
like walnut brown and greenish-red splotches. The ones just J ,
spreading, our hickory, or
persimmon, under similar circumstances. seed is very large and flat, the flesh ering above those of every other specimens very common at Key West, growing

The mango has been PO changed, adhering to it firmly. Just the least feels the irresistible truth that in the streets as a shade tree. In this

however, as to its habits of growth, by odor of turpentine, in some of the he is truly in a tropical laud, and that country there is but one variety, although -
he is fast nearing the three are named as belonging
cultivation and accompanying meth- specimens, detracts a little from the fiery equator. /
popularity of the fruit. The tree is CORAL TREE AND WILD ALMOND. to India. The use
ods of dwarf it
propagation, as to to a
the and flowersare of all the different kinds is confined to
size suitable for orchards or garden excediugly prolific, and the fruit bears Among rare plants

culture. shipping well. They begin bearing the coral'L tree, hedge plant, pitospaliorem preserving, and for this purpose the

when three years old, and are of rapid -a'rare tropical plant, with 'Red Fruited is much to be preferred."
"The fruit is of an oval form, a lit-
growth. The long, drooping branches, trunk twelve inches in diameter, and Canova says: "Tamarind trees are
tle flattened at the and of vari-
apex laden with fruit, and the shining red, having a spread of branches from plentiful on the Keys. A most deli-
sizes the better about
ous being
willowy terminal leaves are quite eighteen to twenty feet. A wild or cious summer drink is made from the

the size of a goose egg. They also handsome. The fruit commences almond tree, is a notable pods, which are filled with an acid
in color-at first then
vary green, ripening in July, and the crop is of curio ity. It is six years old, forty pulp,of a jelly-like consistency. Hand- '*
of dull
partly or wholly a orange short duration." feet high, and has thirty feet spread of some, indeed, are the long, drooping
shade. The inferior kinds have been
A GUAVA TREE branches, making their circumferencefrom boughs, and bright green birpinnateleaves
compared to tow soaked in turpentine, .
at Lake Worth is described as the ninety to one hundred feet. Then the tree resembling, in some respects -
but the pulp in the choice varieties is
largest guava tree that the writer has ia a coral cactus, six feet high, habis- the honey locust, without it ,
said to be of the consistency of blanc ,
ever seen ; it is four and a half feet in cus, plumbago, bitter aloe, Mexican thorns.
so as to be eaten with a ,
mange spoon THE LATE-PALM,
diameter, at any height from the vine (bryaphylwn) and four varietiesof
and rivalling, if not excelling! any, roses. is a tree of slow growth although it is
ground to the point where the first
fruit in the world. for deliciousness of Till: COFI'J'JTREjo:. said to attain the height of eighty feet. '
branches radiate, although its heightis
flavor. But the rarest of all is It has trunk made the
thing over a a rough by
but little over thirty feet. The 1
blossoms in dozen coffee the coffee of of fallen leaves which] of
"The mango February trees- commerce scars are a
spread of its branches is from forty-
with sprigs of email greenish flowers, five to fifty feet and their circumference Six i-r seven of these, although pnle pink color. Propagation is

possessing an agreeable fragrance, and) nut )less than one hundred and I not over- three years old, are bearing effected by seeds, and by off-shoots

strong; enough to scent.he air for( Some fifty. It i is a perfect wonder. i 1 berries. They are from seven to nine from the roots. At eight years old it

distance. From a great number of o OLD COCOA UT TREF.S.j t': feet high, and have a vigorous growth, bears a full crop of fruit, which, depending !

V urietie the following are rated a* j The thirteen ]large coanut 1rftfM are but sufficient! time has not elapsed] to upon the quality of the KoiH

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varies from one hundred to four hun- and says that it was surprising to see Pecan Culture In Texas.

dred pounds of dates.. the little buggers get down to work at There are more undeveloped indus- 1oridain&: .

The date tree has been known to once. No injurious effect had been tries in the South than are now known,

bear in five years, from the seed, and noticed either to trees or fruit where and it seems passing strange that no STATE ITEMS.

the yield of a matured tree is said to they have been employed at San man has ever thought of investing

-, range from three to five hundred Diego, and it is confidently claimed money in a pecan grove. 'Tis true A Leesburg trucker recently re-

pounds per annum. Tapped, like a that the mission of these little is sim- that it will require ten years before it ceived eighty dollars for ten crates of

sugar-maple, a full-grown tree will ply to prey upon and destroy the pests will return any income, but we all English peas.

yield to gallons of sap a day, for three that now assail the orchards of our have to wait long before riches come The recent gales have deepened the
channel at the mouth of the St. Johnsto
months, beginning with the first of State. to
us.And a depth of twelve feet. .
November. This sap will make a The Secretary: of the Board) of Horticultural there is no one thing that in
Hon. Samuel Plimsoll has bought a
palatable wine, and can be convertedinto Commissioners visited Mr. one to twenty years will pay so largea
quantity of land around Kissimmee
sugar, by the usual process of Sewell's place on Wednesday and reports profit, not even the famous orange for sugar and vegetable cultivation.

evaporation.THE. as follows : The scale destroyerin grove of Florida. There are in the
Fort Meade has corn in full tassel.
RUBBER TREE. the orchard of Mr. Sewell, of Cen- South millions of acres of land that Let us know, friends, when you are

The famous rubber tree of Lake tral Colony, is one of the various can be purchased for 81.25 per acre or going to have the first mess of roasting

Worth always excite the admirationand specimens of lady-hug-all ravenous less, that are the best of lands, to be :years.

wonder of the visitor to this destroyers of the scale. It is the put in pecans. The land can be dead- Fort Meade Pioneer: Our immediate -

unique region. There is, on de Han- "twice stabbed" species, or Chilocho- ened or girdled at a cost of one dollar section will have the largest crop of

scorn's place, and close to his dwelling, tiw bivulnerus, and is able to keep at per acre, and fifty cents per acre will oranges this year that has ever been

a massive native rubber tree, the a good square meal all day long when plant the pecans. Then all that will be known.A .

species being known under the names the sun shines warm. Its larvae is necessary will be to keep the bushescut half acre in strawberries is a good

of"Florida banyan" and the "wild fig also a voracious eater. It does not down until the pecan is three or income, pays better one hundred and
ninety acres in wheat in Dakota with
of India." Its main peculiarity con eat vegetable matter, but in addition four years old, when they will shade much less labor.

sists in the fact that it has sent out, as to the scale also devours.all species of the ground; then it will be necessaryto
Fort Meade Pioneer: The high wa-
is the nature of the species, from the aphis and bark lice of every description. burn the old logs, and it will be ter at Lake Weir is moving several of

lower lateral branches of the main i It is a most useful insect, and ready to bear. At fifteen years old, the property owners to deepen the

trunk, five smaller stems or branches, has done great good in many regions I I the trees will bear four bushes: each. Ocklawaha canal.

which descending to the ground, have where it abounds, and we are glad of: This will be about four hundred bush Fort Meade Times : The early

taken root, and now form, in additionto its introduction here. An inspection els per acre, worth now about eight hun- black-berry, known here as the Dew-
berry, is ripe. The is said to be
the parent one, five straight, clean, shows that it has gone to work, is very dred dollars per acre, or eighty thou- unusually large and crop fine.

perpendicular trunks, varying from much at home, and is growing fat. sand dollars fur one hundred acres for
Jacksonville News: The shipmentof
three to eight inches in diameter, after We should like to see it multiplied an investment of one thousand dollars. strawberries from Orange Park last

the manner of the celebrated banyantree several myriads in our orchards, and These trees are subject to no disease ; year was 16,000 boxes, and this year

of India. The main trunk is hope our glorious climate and prolificsoil storms never blow them down, as the will run to over 30,000 boxes.

from two and a half to three feet in will increase its appetite and pro- tap root runs fifteen to twenty feet The Summerlin House property at
deep. This is a good opening for some
diameter. The tree is not notable for ductions a thousand fold. man who wishes to invest a little for Orlando, has been sold to two Connec-

height, but the foliage makes so 4 his infant boy, that will make him ticut gentleman who will organize a

dense a !shade: that not a ray of sun ORANGE INSECTS. rich when he is twenty-one years old. company to build a large hotel.

shine can penetrate it, and the wide Season of Greatest Activity.. Try it some one.-Exchange. : Levy County Times: Lands have
Although in Florida some insects ----.--_.-- -- advanced over one hundred per cent.
spreading branches, eight or ten feet Florida Fruits,
breed continuously throughout the in eastern Levy county, in the past
above the ground, cover a wide area, there is winter One of the projectors of the citrus six weeks. Is that a boom or not?
a general
while beneath the evergreen boughs is year very fair being held in this city remarks
rest from November or December to J. C. Greely, Captain Holmes and
that "Florida and imported fruit will
a firm matting of Bermuda
Mr. have leased the Jacksonville
January or February, according to be ruled out of the market in favor of Spencer -
and St. Johns line fora
4 the severity of the season. The awak- the fruit from Southern California." telegraph
The Lady Hug.. period of ten years.-Palatka Newa.i .
The only thing that will rule Florida
ening in the spring is gradual and not
The Fresno Republican says that J. fruit out of the market will be a series Two ten year old school girls at
sudden as at the North. i
H. Sewell, of Central Colony, receiveda of cold days and nights.InterOcean.You Bartow raised $13.65 for the Key
In February most of the species of Mr. Wm. Penn Nixon West sufferers their winsom
small lot of bugs from his son-in-law, are right by ways
insects injurious to the orange make Florida's position and the quality of and sweet voices in appealing to the
William B. of National
Atwater, City, their appearance, and in May and her fruits will always give her the citizens.
San Diego county. The first of this lead in the markets of this country in
June attain their
greatest activity. Lake City Reporter: Quite an en-
species were imported to San Diego citrus fruits.-Chicago Poultry Letter.
During July and August there is a larged area of to bacco has heen plantedin
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from Florida and turned loose to prey our this season, and the
marked lull in the insect: world. Many\ Fig: Trees. county
upon the scale insects infesting an orange young plants will soon be large enough
forms disappear, to return again in The fig trees in the vicinity which
orchard near that city. They September.The shed the mo:,t of the young fruit in 'o transplant.
such breeders and -' beans and cucumbers
}proved prolific nap now on
most effective time to wage a March and April, are now putting out
the market here, and people are
waged such incessant war I he : yet
of ext rmination insect new fruit in abundance thus assuring
war against great leaving Florida by the thousand( f for
scale almost rid)
as completely to a pests, can only be determined satisfactorily the good crop though late in the Hi mil, where the gardens are as!
ten-acre orchard of the presence of bare in Ve'cllllu'r.,
by a special study of each case, the season. as
that much-dreaded in ---- -- -
pest u single but, if a general rule be required,June -------.--- -------- _. ------ Jacksonville J Herald: Col. J. I.
season. Mr. Sewell's daughter wrote Jn referring t,) proposed leg 18lation d Mihiirban
and September may be indicated a* Burbridge &o ytsterday s-uue -
to him inquiring in regard to the prevalence 1 the months in which especial cfforis:, to determine differences between em- !I properly' whic, three ,t arsau:;"' he
of scale in his orchard near the p'oyers and employed, the Chicago; : purchase'! f fur $5,000 J fur $10.000 cashto
should he made to rid the groves of .
city, and suggested the introduction of Times pertinently remarks : *' There is a Northern g,-htlenian.
insect enemies. For fighting scale in-
those little parasites as an infallible sects, however, the month of March or ample statutory law on the subject al- Ocala Free Pre**: The FLORIDA

remedy. The bugs Mr. Sewell received April, if the season be a late one, will ready. What the situation requires DISPATCH comes to us n w with a

came by mail in a little tin cap box, be found. the best in all the year.II.G. and demands is not more vigorous stat- new head, typical of Florida, and
Uubbnrd in Injects the otherwise; much improved. Successto
and he immediately placed them upun Orange. Affecting I utory law but a more vigorous minis- it energetic young publishers.

a peach tree upon which the scale was try of the police to persons that com-
-- -- I Hell Brothers have recently shipped
quite noticeable. He watched their Poor tools ou tnc farm mean poor mit aggression upon the lawful rightsof I more than a hundred barrels of grapefruit

movements with a magnifying glass, work, hard work and slow work. others. J from Fort Meade, and the money.

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realized from their sale is making The Levy County Times says : year to plant ten acre in Cuba seed. daily shipment of strawberries from

times easier for quite a number of peo- Farmers here are more prosperous He already has one acre set out, and Gainesville will amount to ten thou-

ple. than in any part of Florida. Theyare the plants are looking finely. sand quarts. The Florida Southern

out of debt, have plenty to run Railroad has put on a fast vegetable L '
Tampa Tribune : We were shown TimesUnion : Messrs. Tyson and
them through the and are goingto train, which will a great benefitto
year prove
last week, by Mr. J. T. Gunn, a mam- Smith's steamer to take the -place on
moth cabbage raised over on Old Tam- work bravely to make another the line between here and Nassau of shippers along its line. Mrs. Perry
The loss of the died Rochelle She
crop. orange crop at on Thursday.
pa. It measured two feet across aad the ill-fated steamer City of Nassau,
affected the less here than else- the wife of
growers was exGovernorPerry,
weighed thirty-two pounds. which was lost last fall, is now in course
where, from the fact that without or- and was well known and highly es-
of construction at Philadelphia. Sheis
Orlando News: Two young rabbits farmers teemed the of this
anges our are self-sustaining, i by people county.
being built of iron will be of 800 .
have been litter of ,
placed among a and the orange crop here is always an She leaves considerable property.
tons burthen and with fine
kittens at G. \V. Biddell's residence at supplied
extra "money"
Orlando, and the old cat has adopted crop. passenger accommodations. Soon after Micanopy Gazette April 15 : Capt.

them, and seems to be as find of themas Hamilton Disston, the Philadelphia the loss:: of the City of Nassau the firm Johnson thinks he will have a thous-

of the kittens. millionaire, who has made such a stir publicly announced their determination and boxes of oranges this year. His

by the starting of a great corporate to build a suitable new steamer trees are fuller of little oranges than

Ocala Banner : The prospect for speculation for draining the Florida and have her ready for( the next fall's ever before. From twenty-five to

an immense yield of peaches in this Everglades, has now bought 50,000 trade. fifty barrels of cabbages are now being

county never were better. Superin- acres of land Waukulla county, shipped from Micanopy daily. Mostof
Fort Meade Pioneer More than
tendent Payne informs us that from North Florida, on the Gulf side, and : a it goes to Southern cities. Mr.
dozen of citizens built houses
present indications he will have overa about thirty or forty miles south of our on George Frazier will ship a quantityof
what they believed to be
thousand bushels. Tallahassee. Rich beds of phosphatehave unsurveyed new Irish potatoes this week. His
land in the Lake
been found there. Disston government Country, Chili reds doing better than the
Fort Myers Press : There are two pro- and made the other
to build a short railroad from necessary improve early Major Wood and Thomas
crops we want to see growing in this poses ments for taking homesteads rose.
country-tobacco and ramie. Theycan his land down to the Gulf. learn making their onlyto Tenant will commence shipping beans
upon applications -
both be grown successfully and Plant City Courier : The beautiful that the entire tract had this week. They have a good pros-

with profit. A good and ready marketcan orange grove belonging to Major I been ceded to the State and soldto pect of a large yield. The crops in

always be found f for both. Wheeler, one mile north of town, was' private partie The boys are Tacoma are promising much better results -
than few weeks The first
Orlando Record: Uncle Jake purchased by Mr. S. P. Thomas, on not only very much disapponted, but beans a from ago.

Summerlin says his cattle will be roll Wednesday last, for 4250. This is are also strongly inclined to the be- were shipped Micanopy from Ta-on
Monday by Tyler Spencer
a beautiful and valuable pieceof lief that thing ""in Denmark" is
ing fat by June 1st, so that you can'tsee grove every of the
coma. They were golden wax
their kidneys when slaughtered.He property, and although Major not just as it should be.

says he will have as fine beef as Wheeler nearly trippled the sum he Tallahasssan From Monticello variety.
paid for it four it will doubtless : a Palatka News: Florida's resourcesare
can be raised North in a few weeks. years ago gentleman learned that
prove a good investment for Mr. yesterday we too varied, and the enterprise of

Ocala Free Press: A number of Thomas. immediately around Monticello 600 her people too active, for the loss of

persons about Keuka have planted. acres have been planted this year to however serious it be,
Floridian : Dr. S. Kost,State Geologist Irish 500 one crop, may
castor beans. Mr. Kersting has about I potatoes, acres to water them. There is
came in from the East on Tues- melons 150 and to discourage no con-
three acres, Mr.\ Lock one, and several day, bringing fine specimens of Potter's other truck, in acres imaller to tomatoes It flict between labor and capital, cap-

other parties, from half to an acre. It clay from Lake Griffin, in Sumter that truck farmers about acres.Monticellowere seems ital is simply the result of labor. Cap-

is an experiment that will be closely county, and of iron ore from Suwannee not off the ital and labor belong together-are
entirely frightened by
watched. simply of body-ore de-
county, which he exhibited in the disasters of last year Notwithstanding parts one

The editor of the Sanford Journal Floridian sanctum. The Professor is the mishaps last year we are told pendent on the other, and any

made a tour of inspection last week highly elated over what he has already that Mr. William Girardeau clearedon trumped up conflict can but work im-

number of in discovered in his geological investigations mense harm to the interest of all con-
among a oranges groves his truck farm near that city over
Orange county, and reports, as a result of the State, and very hopeful I of $5,000 in cash.Orlando cerned. A number of persons here

that, in his judgment, there will still more gratifying results in the abouts have planted castor oil beans.
future. Record thou- Mr. Kersting has about three acres,
not be one-fourth of a crop of oranges : Nearly a
sand little six Mr. Lock one, and several other
this year. Bradford county Times : Lake orange seedlings to ten par-
inches high in the : of Mr. ties from half to an acre. It is an experiment -
Butler has been without a barroomnow nursery
Bartow Informant: Mr. M. G. Fort- that will be watched.
Wright Welsh of this city, bloomed clusely
for about three and see the
ner showed us a turnip last week that years There is effort made
result. Business has steadily increased. during the early spring, and a GREAT an being to secure -
was truly a sight to behold. It was of German
of them a colony gardeners to
MANY now are showing
The value of property has enhanced per-
mammoth proportions, weighing six locate here. will he welcome.
fectly formed fruit that so far as can They
from to hundred rent.
fifty one
and a half pounds, and measuring nine per Practical will make it
is well that gardeners
judged doing as as on pay
New buildings are going not only
and a quarter inches in diameter and up here.
the large trees. One of the yearlingtrees
in town but the
inches in circumference.Plant throughout vicinity,
twenty eight 1-+-4
and the spirit of improvement has in this nursery matured an or- 1'eiiMacola'H Future.

City Courier: Very few of taken a firm hold among us. The ange last season, and it will be inter-

those who tried to raise tobacco from farmers are more prosperous, and most esting to watch the development of A correspondent of the Birmingham -

the Havana seed distributed throughthis of them free from debt, and crime is the crop on this little grove of baby (Alabama,) Age, was told by a

section succeeded in getting the almost unknown. trees. Naval officer on the 9th inst., at Pen

seed to come up at all, and we hear sacola that the water harbor
Highland Press: The LeConte Sanford Journal: The machineryfor great deep[ -
the from other pear
Cucumbers same complaint beans and points. trees which were planted in the grove our ice factory will arrive in a few of that port will become the seat
cabbage, toma-
toes the of Mr. George E. Sawyer, at North days via the Jacksonville, Tampa and of the nation's ship yards. "Here" he
are principal vegetables now
West which has built
being shipped from this station. Sorrento, about seven years ago, are Key ; company a said ''the Spania'ds built the first ship '
fruiting this year for the first time. side track to the factory. Eight milesof
Sumterville Times the iron for the Sanford and Lake on this continent and here with Bir-
: Large ship- This will be good news to many in
ments of beans and cabbage are being Orange county who have planted this Eustis Railroad are in Palatka, awaiting mingham iron w ill be built not> alone the

made from Panasoff kce and from down pear, as very few trees have been set shipment. The track of the San- g. vc.rnment ships, but the merchant
the river. A few cucumbers ford and Lake Eustis Railroad will be 'if'the The
are com- out long enough to bear, and it was a vessels country. great
ing in, as are also Irish potatoes. The question whether they would bear in laid standard guage, to correspondwith Warrior coal fields of Alabama should

steamer Sam Pyles was obliged to resume this county. The olive grove at the the Jacksonville,Tampa and Key have: a depot here to coal the whole

her old schedule of three trips same place is also heavily ladened with West. We have in our office a twig steam tttet of the gulf, and prepare for(

}per week, up and down the river, to fruit, and will have a good crop. plucked from n budded Jaffa orange the gnnt South American export coal

accommodate the market gardeners. tree growing in the grove of Rev. Ly- trade which the Eads ship railwaywill
Madison Recorder: On one acre of well "
man Phelps, containing fifty-eight for. Alabama coal.
open up
Snmterville Times A is
: project land his Tallahassee
on place near .rmed oranges in a space of eight -- ---- .
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now being agitated looking to the E. L Otis made last year eight hun- inches.Ve have never seen --
drainage of the large wet district lying dred pounds of excellent leaf tobacco anythingmore The piicctsdful cultivation of peanutsin

southeast of Sumterville. The terri- from Cuban seed, and pronounced almost prolific.Gainesville Virginia has been the means of calling -

tory embraces over 100,000 acres of equal to the best imported leaf. .News: An average of the attention of agriculturists of

land, a large portion of which is now. He was otl red thirty cents per poundfor five thousand quarts of strawberriesare India to a new source of profit. The

covered with water and useless, which, his crop, but rejected the offer, andis now being shipped daily from this Indian Gardener states that groundnuts -

by being drained, would be placed now holding his tobacco for better place by C. :S. Durling, of Philadel grow there freely, and that an attempt -

among the most productive and val- prices. Encouraged by last year's ex- phia. There are several other shippers, is about to be made to cultivate

uable lands in the county. perience, Mr. Otis is preparing this and we feel safe in saying the average I I the peanut. .,' .

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i mediately contiguous, never do it if it risk of using it. All the cheap salts T Imitation butter, like real butter, is
' Dairy is possible to secure home bred, accli-- and unreliable. Use Higgins' Eureka of many grades. The best, made of
mated stock. We could name any Salt, which I consider the best. It pure beef fat, is harmless,and to many,
MILCH COWS. number of stock fanciers, ourself will not cost ever a mill a pound; to for a time, palatable] ; it costs not as
The increasing attention which is among the number, who have broughtin salt butter with, and the chances are much as the best real butter,not more
now being given in our State to the stock raised in the grass regions of I that it will add one to two centsa than the cheap, rancid butter that is
improvement of cattle and the demandfor the West and clover fields] of the I pound to the market price of sold in such abundance in our city
good milch cows leads us to remark North, only to meet with disaster and the butter. groceries. This best grade of oleomar-
that whatever the breed or good natu- final loss. Of one stock of twelve Formerly the butter was gatheredinto i garine was tested once with peculiar
ral qualities of the cow unless she is Durhams from Tennessee or Kentuckynot a solid mass in the churn, and I results. It was strictly pure when this
properly handled, cared for and fed, one survived the change, and Mr. then taken out and worked and test was made, ao it seldom is now. It
she will not make satisfactory returns.A Overton, Governor Drew, and others I washed until the buttermilk was sup was served to children at an institutefor
native Floridian accustomed only have had the same experience. posed to be all out. In some cases, the blind. No one objected to it;
to the wild stock of the range, yielding Enough however, have survived to however, there was no washing, and none seemed to know it was not gen-
less than a gallon of milk to a give us now home bred Jerseys, Dui- even now butter is made for immediate uine butter. But this took place: little ] -
herd of thirty or forty-and this gallon hams, Devons, Holsteins, etc., to ena- consumption by retaining enough by little the call for"butter" fell off
stripped at arms-end while the ble] us to extend the stock and cultivate ] buttermilk in it to give it a new but- Less was used, and gradually one and
cow is roped or suckling a calf-can without risk in acclimation. Un- termilk flavor. But the ]latter and another stopped using it entirely,
hardly understand how a cow can be til we improve our grasses we shouldnot better practice is to stop the churn thinking they had lost their taste for
made to yield one, two and three gal- rely upon pasturage as much as when the butter is in small granulesof butter altogether. No one complainedof
lons at a milking. Nor does he read- upon forage crops which may be had the size of mustard-seed or wheat- it, but they stopped the use of it.
ily appreciate the advantages of moral throughout the year. kernels. Cold water is added to reduce To our mind it was the most conclu-
suasion over brute force in bringingthe Middle Florida presents the best the temperature to fifty-five or sive experiment yet made, and the
possible inducements to successful fifty degrees. A little salt is thrown condemnation of the article was une-
cow to subjection. ,
The making ,)f a milker does not : stock farming, and when Northernand into the churn, and the buttermilk, quivocal.
lie altogether in the breed. However : Western methods are adopted the after a little agitation, is drawn off.. Farmers and dairymen should every-
good the stock ; however excellent the : "hill country," from the Suwannee to Theu cold water is added, the churn where seek to improve the processes of
milking form, however well developedthe the west of Jackson county will rival slightly agitated, and the water drawn. making butter. Good butter brings
milk glands, however good the any section in the character and quality off. Many now wash the butter, in good prices. It is bad butter, butter
digestion and power of assimillation, of its stock of cattle, sheep, horses the same way, with brine. Salt coagulates carelessly made, which put on the mar-
bad care and management and improper and hogs. ] the albumen. This coagulumis ket hurts the better grades, and not
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handling at milking will defeata HOW TO MAKE f GOOD BUTTJ2K. soluble] ] in water. Therefore, butterine alone. Our readers wouldbe
full development of the better qualm T. D. Curtis, editor of the Notional when the brine is drawn off: astonished to see what stuff is sent
ties. A kind manner, a gentle voice, Live Stock Journal, in a lecture before water is again used to wash the to city markets, which the poor are
and uniform quiet conduct and withal the Northwestern Dairyman's Asso- butter. The coagulum is dissolvedand compelled to buy or do without. It
regular habits of f feeding( and milkingwill ciation, makes the following valuable carried off* by the water. This was this butter which first secured the
go far to render even a "scru b" a suggestion in relation to the churning, kind of washing should be repeated introduction of the bogus butter. The
fair milker.In gathering making, salting and packingof until the water runs clear. Some farmers, in their warfare against bogus
have argued against washing, on the butter should consider what be
our experience we have found butter to secure the best results : can
that the wild Florida stock under this "With butter in the granular form, score that it takes out the sugar; and done to prevent the marketing or mak-
management may become the most salting and working are easily done.: some even go so far as to put sugar ing the sour stuff which the poor of
gentle and with care in selecting the Let the water thoroughly drain off, into their butter with the salt. This cities are compelled to buy. The
bull the calves brought up to hand, keeping} the temperature of the butter is a great mistake. It is desirable to whole subject of butter making needs
frequently make better cows than down to fifty-five degrees or below, get all the sugar out, and to keep it more attention than it has received.
many of the improved stock broughtin then sprinkle on the salt and carefullystir out, as it soon decomposes if left in, Home and Farm.
from the north. In one instancewe it. in small batches it may done and throws the butter off flavor. .. -- .
took a wild three years old driven by agitating the churn. If the batchis BOJJUS Hutter. Southern Progress In Dairying.
from Orange county, a native bred large, it may be taken out and The manufacture of bogus butter Extract from an address of Joseph
low-grade Brahmin, with long horns placed on a butter-table. Then the has grown into large proportions, andis Ji. Keall, of New York, before a com-
and high head ; a most vicious ani- salt can be sprinkled on and carefully doing serious harm to both consumer mittee of the House of Representativeson
mal in appearance and so ferocious stirred in with a common hay rake. and producer. All butter of this char- the subject of fraudulent butter.
that she would clear the yard when If the salt is right, it will soon dissolve acter should be branded, and no effort "Five years ago I pointed to the
first corralled and in procees of timewe and cover every particle with a should be neglected to prevent decep- Blue Grass reg'ons of Kentucky for made her the most docile and sparkling brine. It is then as evenly tion. It is proposed to have its man- the dairy. Since then creameries have
obedient, yielding two gallons of milka salted as it is possible to get it. ufacture regulated and taxed as is been introduced in Kentucky, Tennessee
day when fresh and bring two heifers No working is required. The mass whisky. Something of this kind might Mississippi, Alabama and Vir-
which at three and four years old exceeds may be carefully pressed together in a prove effective. Some men insist there ginia. I say now, that with an open
the same in quantity of milk solid form, or it may be put directlyinto i should be a law passed prohibiting the field the States of West Virginia, Ken-
the quality of which was second onlyto the tub and pressed together : manufacture and sale of any imitation tucky, Mississippi, Alabama, Missouri,
the Jersey. there, as it is packed, but none but the I butter. Such a proposition at once Tennessee, Virginia, and Arkansas,
But to secure a good milker the I purest salt should be used. It shouldbe suggests a doubt of the sincerity of the will produce more butter, cheese and
heifer must be taken with her first fine and even-grained, but not dust, writer, for a ]law of this kind could not beef than the whole South has ever
calf separated and not allowed to suck nor have salt-dust] mixed with it. It stand for a moment in the courts. A raised of cotton, and with much greater
after the first few days, and the cow should readily and rapidly dissolve, man has a right to make, eat, and sell I benefit to her people. And her pro-
kindly handled and gently treated at and, being even-grained, it will all be oleomargarine if he wishes to do it, I duction will not interfere with that of
all times; bred to come at call, to dissolved at the*same time.and, secure an and the courts will uphold him in this. the Eastern, Middle, and Western
know her stall, to be regularly fed even salting of the batch. All course, I right. No man has a right to make States either.Tennessee.
and milked by the same hand with hard.grained, uneveu-giained and an imitation and sell it for genuine and Mississippi have in-
unvarying regularity.In slow-dissolving] salt should be avoided.i butter. A law preventing this irnpo troduced creameries and are making
regard to bringing in improved Common barrel salt is abominable sition will be sustained by public sere I a fine product, and recently I had some
stuck from other States even thong ira No intelligent djaryroan will take the timcot and by the court. butter, KRt( me from ban Antonio

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Texas, made from a herd of Jerseys,I i in most of the States, says the Ger- great triumph for our Pacific rival.

that was of fine quality. i mantown Telegraph. It contains liberal jVEiscellany.] Had :Southern:; Florida, like Southern

As we extend this industry, and it ] < quantities of both albuminoidsand California gathered up her wealth of

will extend by natural forces if there I 11 fats, making a well balanced food National Convention of Vine Growers.A i citrus and other semi-tropical products

be nothing in the way, we improve the :for milch cows, especially where the. convention of vine growers of the by a moiety of the cost increased by
general condition of the people di- :milk is used as a whole food for chil- United States is to be held on the 28th the three counties of the golden State
rectly affected, their land and farms,
communities, towns, villages, and bran to offset its excess of fat. Let tinue four days. An exposition of :. most effectively rebuked the false im-
cities, and, finally, of the whole State I 1 the breed or the former record of a grape products is to be held in connec- pressions created against us by the

in which they live. Michigan, In- i cow be what it may, she is a poor one tion with the convention. Addressesare panic, and successfully vindicated our

diana, Kansas and Nebraska, Missouri I: indeed which, if liberally and wisely to be delivered by Commissioner claims to superior excellence in

and Tennessee are now great fed, will not show a marked improvement Colman, of the Department of Agriculture citrus products and exhibited popular

States:; but without dairying they have in her milking qualities. There ; Professor C. V. Riley, and a i favor and increased demand for Florida -

reached the period of decline, for I I can be little doubt the quality of the number of other gentlemen connected i products and Florida lands.

grain growing has had its run and exhausted -!I I milk of almost any cow can be improved with vine culture in the different Nor is it too late now to retrieve our

their soils." I I for use in the family as food States. Shall Florida be represented? tarnished laurels. Let our producers
.. .
-Be Kind to the Cow. by feeding freely of those foods con- California will be there with her rich- determine upon a full exposition at

A kind soft voice and gentle man- taining a large proportion of muscle est treasures of grapes, wines, raisins, Chicago and at New York of our fruit,

ner is essential to the obtaining the making rather than fat-producing ele- etc., and her vinicultural exhibit, like our flora, our agriculture, and all our
best results from cows. Never excite I; ments. Muscular\ rather than fat that of her citrus at Chicago, will native as well as exotic products. Let

the nerves by a blow or a harsh ex- children are healthy and happy.i awaken a new boom of progress for our agriculturists and fruit growers,

pression and the cow will learn to give I the Golden State. our manufacturers, our land, railroad

her milk freely and delight in being i is a good plan to milk cows regularly Florida has no State authority or and improvement companies, our

handled.A t(. in the same order, taking the legislative backing for her industrial county and State industrial associa-

market gardener had a very fine same one first, and winding up with displays. She has no live State agri tions, all combine and provide for an

cow that was milked week after week the same one every time. Regularity cultural organization, and her Fruit early exposition and it will need no

by hired men. He observed that"the of hour commencing the milking ol f Growers Association has lapsed into tourist eulogies or editorial excursionsto

amount of butter he carried to market the herd is an advantage( in securingthe "dissutude." She has no State agricultural demonstrate that Florida has no

weighed about a pound more on each best results, since animals, as wellas department, and her Agricul- rival from which she need fear suc-

alternate week. He watched the men men, are greatly the creatures o f; tural College is but an embryo institu cessful competition in the markets of

and tried the cow after they had I habit,and when the time comes around tion for scholastic rather than practi the North and East.

finished milking, but always found the cows will desire to be milked, and cal, industrial education and training_ .

that there was no milk left in the all the functions of the system wil l Who shall appear for Florida at the Immigrants.

tests. He finally asked the Scotch concur in this desire.-Curtis' Hints Agricultural Convention Washing The London Settler is alarmed at

girl who took care of the milk if she on Dairying. ton on the 18th? Who has Florida the prospective exclusion of foreign
I vinicultural products to exhibit i in
could account for the difference. I emigrants to 1 this country and until
i Ii The editor of the Cleveland Her demonstration of the advantages of our
"Why, yes, she says. "When Jim they can learn to become American
milks he says to the cow, 'So my ald says: If two pots of butter betaken soil and climate? citizens as well as residents e. ab-

pretty muley, so But when Sam and the one thoroughly washedin It is advertised that all exhibits jure their allegiance and cease to med
milks he weak brine so that it will not color from the States east of the RockyMountains dle
hits her on the hip with the in the domestic affairs of the gov-
edge of the pail and says, 'Histe, you the water, and then work it over and will be received by Chris ernment from which they seek refugeit
old brute!I' t expel the surplus moisture, and take topher Vauder, 909 Seventh street, N. were far better that they remain
: another from W., resident member of the Committeeof
.------- ---- lump the same churning subject to the control of their govern-
Stagnant Water. 1 and work it over without washing, Arrangements, who will take charge ments. America is for Americansand
The "Maryland Farmer" says that but salt it at the rate of an ounce to until the exhibit. should claim its advantages
no man
Prof. Law, of Cornell University,, Florida should least he
: the pound, and set them away, the at represented without giving cordial support to
caused some cows to drink several
salted butter will be the first to get there by one or more delegates, its government. The Settler remarks:
days from a stagnant pool of water if for other than
rancid and worthless. no purpose to gather
"The is
I prospect not pleasant to the
that existed in a swale, and then ex
information for future
I II guidance, and
I surplus of Europe. We see
amined the milk and found it full of I II hereafter she must to defend
I!I Milk Test. prepare warnings not to go to California, not
Then the
living organisms. water
her claims to distinction for
from the pool was examined and the I A German test for watered milk and vinicultural semitropical to go to Florida, not to go to Texas,
little I consists in dipping a well-polished production by not to go to Manitoba; to resist the
same living were found.
germs annual
Then the knitting needle into a deep vessel o fan display products at Chicago tempters who tell such lies to inveigle
cows were examined and and New York.CALIFORNIA .
i i milk and then immediately withdraw workingmen into unsuitable places
they were found to be in a feverish -.------
condition, the result of their blood ; drawing it in an upright position. If VS. FLORIDA. But the tendency of these places is to

being charged with the living animal the milk is pure a drop of the fluid It was a grand stroke of financial be closed by their own inhabitants

cule. Then some pure milk was ,; will hang to the needle; but the addi policy for California fruit-growers to against newcomers. Instead of being

taken and some of the pond water put tion of even a small proportion of forward to Chicago the exhibition ol f invited, they will be shunted. We

with it and these same germs multi water will prevent the adhesion of the their products ; the labor and expensewill consider this by far the more serious
drop. be rewarded ten fold "in basket aspect. It is easy for a laborer to say
plied within a few hours so as to take .
full ---- and in store" in the increased demand that no part of America is good
possession of the milk. After
this : : In eight of the American States for their fruits not only but in securing enough for him, but it will be a
no one can dispute that living
there are 1,798 butter and cream factories immigration and capital for the a gloomy day for the overcrowded
organisms may be introduced intomilk
by the use of improper food and and the value of the dairy products more rapid development of the State. nations of Europe when it is decidedin

drinks. It also shows that there is a of the whole union last year was Occurring as this Exposition did America that these populations are
close relation between good water $500,000,000, while the value of the just at the time when Florida had had not good enough for the country."

and fine and good keeping pure products. milch cows is estimated at $700,000- her first reverse from cold, and when ---._--- -

-- .. I I 000. If only now in its infancy, as i is her agriculturists and fruit-grower s The drill of an artesian well being
Oatmeat for Cows. said said Uncle Sam's business had confessed
dairy defeat by dispensingwith bored in Tampa, struck a vein of copper
Oatmeal is by far the btst milk- will be a big thing when it grows up. a home State exhibit, it was an. ore at a depth of sixty-five feet
producing food within reach of United States unfortunate i
people Dairyman. coincidence for us and a below the surface.


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seed. The expense of cutting to one Adulteration of Farm Product wheat, and less cotton. Buy no ma-
( .,. Farrm.: '. eye is no small item. If the weatheris Why is it that something has not nure, but make it sufficient quantitiesto
.I".. : dry there is so little of the potato been done to put a stop to the exten- meet your demand. Farmers, this
.. that it dries up altogether or makes sive adulteration of our molasses crop, year, have gone to work right, using
J<, Potato Culture. but a sickly growth. The larger piece by New Orleans dealers mixing glu- but little guano, and the most of them
The soils best adapted to the potatoare has vitality enough to start a good cose with it ? We have frequentlycalled have their corn planted; some have
I sandy and gravelly loams. healthy plant.-Exchange. attention to the growing evil, planted some cotten.
:*: soils, if the season be wet, produce very _, *-t_ _ which is a gross violation of law, and .
t poor.potatoes, and they will be much Industrial Farming. yet no steps have been taken to pre- Live Farming.
!" more liable to rot than those grown on We cannot impress too strongly vent it. Mixing houses are multiplying I can narrate experience of a citi
r sandy land. An old pasture turned upon our readers the necessity of small all along our river front, near the zen of Mississippi\ "who began farming" -
over or any sod ground is specally things about the farm being looked sugar landing, and in the wholesale here when "twenty-three years
fitted for the growth os the pottato.A after, for there lies the secret of suc grocery establishments. About two old," and all he had was due to
> little well-rotted compost harrowed cessful farming. Many a farmer has barrels of gluecose are employed to others.I .
t in thoroughly upon'such a sod, to give lost his house, farm and all becausethe each one of molosses, and the whole is could tell of one long since dead,
the plants a good start, will usually small industries of the farm were put back in the plantation packagesor who taught school a year in Hinds,and
; give a fair crop upon comparatively forsaken for the large cropcotton.How similar ones, and sent out to con- with his saving he began life, and in a
poor soil. The potatoes grown upon often have we heard the remark, sumers as the pure article. This is an few years had a large bank account
b sod are usually smoother, less liable to "Cotton's poor"-and yet cotton must outrageous swindle, which is doing a and 600 bales a year.
: rot and of superior quality. The be raised? But we raise Jerseycows
say great wrong alike to the planter and Of another who had a negro woman
application of fresh stable manure is and make gilt.edge butter; thereis consumer. This increase of the mar- given him, as did his wife by her
not desirable on potato land, as it fre- money and prosperity in butter, andit ket supply very materially lessens father, and came to Mississippi; in the
quently results in a diminished yeld always has a ready demand. prices, and while the planter gets a course of twenty years or so, had a
and greatly increases the liability to' How many, we would ask, have mere pittance for his own crop the large bank account and a yearly crop
rot. Mucky soils in a dry season often. tried small farming? and how many dealer makes a very handsome profit. of some 800 bales.
i produce a good crop, but as they are have began and left off saying, Oh! We have a law which provides that And of another who drove a drayat
deficient in organic matter an applica. that's too small for me to bother about! in case of such adulteration, the pack- $8 a month and died in the course
tion of leached ashes will be found There lies the mistake. Forsake not
age shall be marked accordingly, and of time leaving all his sons and
if desirable to supply the potash essen- the day of little things, for this is just we call upon officials to do their duty daughters rich.
tial to the growth of the potato. Ashes what the farm is sure to come to-the and see that it is done.-Sugar Bowl. The most of rich young men workedat

may be considered as a special fertilizer culture of little things, and those in Timely words from a worthy source. wages until enough saved to buy
for potatoes, adding to the yield variety, the day of one crop-cotton- This adulteration is becoming a stenchto land. There is no better country on
and improving the quality. They can is fast waning, and the little things are the whole land, and in almost earth for sober industrious men.-
be used on the hill or in it. A good fast advancing, perhaps, more rapidly industry more especially in every A Correspondent of the Mississippi
way is to mix them with the earth that in some sections than in others, but it ; sugars, Live Stock Journal.
and honey, and dairy products.In .
the seed will not be in the future syrups
: covers ; or as a top dressing many years our cities the articles above -#-. 4-
I after the plants are fairly started. when our farms will contain a patchof pure Blue Grass.
named are difficult to obtain, and
corn, a cow pasture, a sheep ,
PREPARATION OF THE SOIL. range worst of all you don't know when you Blue grass can be sown at any sea-
a meadow,a little tobacco, small fruitsof
., The soil should be thoroughly varieties vine- have them, the deception is so com I son of the year. Scatter the seed over
many poultry yards,
plowed and harrowed until it is well yard, good Jersey cows, oats, wheat, plete. Adulteration to deceive is a I the ground and the stock will tramp
crime and all laws it shouldbe
pulverized and leveled. More ,
potatoescan millet them in the rains will them
potatoes,ground peas, cow peas, or bury
enforced and if not
be in drills three feet sufficiently
grown apart alfalfa, clover, timothy, root crops, andno As
and from twelve to eighteen inches effective should be made so. Gluecoseis sufficiently deep germinate. a
apart in the drill, than when the Then cotton prosperity, and is not sure afraid to flow, to in work. a legitimate article, and so is grease; rule, blue grass seed lie on the grounda

ground is rowed each way and the you, and pleasant, comfortable homes upon but they should be sold for gluecose long time previous to germinating.Blue .
planting is in hills three feet apart. It will germinate where now grows the and grease and not for sugar and but- grass is at home on lime stone
is more work, however, to keep the mortgaged cotton crop.-Macon (Ga.) ter. And so with other adulterations. soil-a stiff lime-atone is best. Blue
potatoes clean, and necessitates morn Journal. -Sorghum Growers Guide. grass thrives splendidly in the Gulf

or l less hand-hoeing. In field culturewe -- -_--*- States wherever the soil is suitable. It
think rowing both ways and plant- Jute and Ham Ie. South Carolinian's Experience in Texas.J. takes several years to form a solid un-

ing in hills three feet apart each way The Louisville Home and Farm an- C. Brown, of Yorkville, S. C., broken turf. With proper care it will
l\" the most economical and satisfactory. last a lifetime without plowing and
swered a Louisiana enquirer as to the Texas
went to probably as men
I ; In cultivation keep the land free from reseeding the land.-Mississippi Live
weeds and as level as possible. Avoid value of ramie as a staple crop, that come to Florida, to find a "soft plan"to Stock Journal.

t'" hilling up, because hills heat and cool the introduction of any seed crop, especially get rich without work. He states ---. ..

more rapidly than a level surface, and a commercial crop, which requires his experience thus to the Editor of Varieties ot Itlce.

feel the effect of drought more. Use extensive preparation Before it Home and Farm : I Forty varieties of rice are grownin
marker that make furrow
a a deeper can be on the market is I Burmah the latest addition to the
than the corn marker. The varieties put usually a I left my home here in 1871 and ,
that produce tubers close together require slow process. This, because those who went to Texas; remained there until territories of Great Brirain. These

deeper planting, or the upper grow it have to feel their way, and be 1883, and, finding that I had not range in hue from white to black.

: ones will be exposed above the assured of the first step before they reached Paradise yet, I thought it Burmah also produces many other
best and work for
to return go to a
ground. It is better to cover such take a second. The small measure of living. When I returned, 1 found kinds (,f edible grains, one of which is
varieties to the of five sixtt'
inches. Deep planting depth especially or on success jute growing has met with does almost every one using guano to ma- known as Job's Tears. According to

, sandy soil, is a good rule to adopt in not look encouraging ramie. When nure up their lands. I forbade it Dr. Thomas Moore this grass derivesits

potato culture. corn, cotton, tobacco, rice and sugar- being used on my place, and I foundwe name from the large, round, shin-

\ SEED. cane fail to pay in Louisiana, and re had as much cotton per acre as any ing fruit it bears, in which can be
of and I find
our neighbors, no ma-
course has to be had to some new traced some resemblance to tears. It
I- For seed select perfect specimens of crops, nure pays us except home-made. If
good shape and of medium size rather it is possible ramie may: be one of them. every farmer would go to work mak- occurs in Japan as well as on the Asi-

than the largest potatoes, and cut with Nevertheless, we would not discourage ing his manure for next crop as soon atic continent.
three or four eyes on a piece. Some experiment on a small scale, for it will as his crop was laid by, he would find I ...--
growers think it best to cut the pota- he could soon do without running on If judiciously used, the farm roller
be until after has been
not success attained
toes some days before planting, spread liens to make his crops. Almost every may be made of much great service
them on a floor and sprinkle with by numerous trials on limited farmer belongs to the merchants; theyare than merely leveling uneven surfaces.
gypsum or land plaster. I am of the areas, ramie will become the fashion in are at least one year behind; they
That would be
opinion that it is quite as well to cut the lower cotton belt.Ve may also buy all their corn, flour, and oats accomplished by roll-
them when planted. It is often, how- add, that at the price of labor in this from Northern markets;they plant all ing as soon as the seed was sown. By

ever, desirable to have the cutting country neither jute or ramie can be cotton, which costs about eight and a waiting until the grain is up another
done before the hurried time of plant- made profitable in competition with half cents to make it, and sell it at six object is accomplished. The ridges

ing. My own experience leads me to foreign production, unless a heavy im- and a half and seven cents; that which that project above the plants are
question the practicability cutting tof' port duty is imposed, or labor-saving was sold early brought about eight broken
single eyes and planting three or four machinery so perfected as to overcome and eight and a half cents. I would into fine tilth and compactedabout
f' eyes in a hill. We prefer one piece much of the labor in the conversion to that my brother farmers could see I the roots. This is the best pos-

4, with three or four eyes to less or more useful purposes. better, and raise more corn, oats, and i sible cultivation for oats and barley



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of the eggs in the ovary and the dura- More About the English Sparrow. the birds are so filthy. They leave us -
:. Poultry.Test tion of the time the hen has been lay- Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH : boarders in spite of our desire not to
ing.-Farm and Garden. The vicinity of New York, Newark, have them, or our help, industry and
the EJ'ls. and Orange, New Jersey, is a good cleanliness. On'the last Sabbath it
With the hatching season at hand The Color of Egg place to judge its qualities.The was almost impossible to hear the sermon -
the testing of the eggs become an important We see it asserted that "Boston restaurant daring little creature is at on account of their chatter and
.item. Too many neglect this and hotel-keeper demand dark home everywhere.The fluttering. The trustees gave ordersto
entirely, and lose the food supply for eggs ; they know that it is a matter of traveler through Jersey City, destroy their nests, eggs and young,
the little chicks which might be economy to pay ten cents a dozen delayed in stations for trains, canuot and a general cleaning up to be made.
obtained from the infertile eggs. In more for them than the light ones, be- have failed to see his independenthome The other day a frolic was given to
France they test the eggs the second cause they will make more and richer quality, as he flies into the the boys at the academy in Northampton -
\ day, and all not fertile are removed I cake, custard or pudding. And their building picking up crumbs from county, Pennsylvania, at which the
and sold in the markets. But few of customers have been educated to demand floor, seats and water tanks, flying up nests were torn from the vines on the
our breeders have acquired the skill them, too ; they know that a to the beams and rafters, circulating porch and windows, a general collec-
necessary to enable them to detect the pale shelled egg gives a pale yellow around to the dismay of the. elegant tion of nests and eggs being securedfor
living germ so early, and the eggs yolk and a white which is little thicker arranged observers. scientific investigation, as well as
that will not hatch are, or should be, than water, whereas, the white of a Note each stately edifice on the sanitary reformation.Oh .
removed by the seventh or eighth day, I i brown-shelled egg has some body ; it main thoroughfare of all cities in the for the birds of my youth ; the
and saved to cook and feed. Anyone I can be lifted up with a spoon some North or South, (where the sparrowhas cedars where once the song of the
hatching one hundred chicks distance before it will break asunder. his home,) glance at its cornice, robin made merry the welkin, now
would be satisfied if that number was The color of the shell is an index of see each corner, crevice or hole, note cheerless and lonely.
realized from 150 eggs. These fifty I the quality of the contents ; a dark the dangling straw, string or rag, also Robert, of Lincoln, seldom greets
eggs are worth saving, and are worth brown egg is a much richer than a those stains in irregular lines down the the ear with its "Bob O'Link, Bob
just as much for food for the chicks as white-shelled one as yellow milk is sides too fresh for age or weather, see O'Link ;" the stillness is oppressive.The .
though fresh laid. More than this, in richer than white or blue." Have any with what joy and pleasure the archi- orange county of my youth is
setting six or eight hens enough eggs of our readers ever observed closely tect, builder or owner views the same. no more, apples and peaches, once freeas
will be found infertile so that if removed enough to know whether the forego- The religious scoffer will call your the "bread of life" to the wayfarer,
the remainder can be given to ing is true? The feed and conditionof attention to the cruel officers of are scarce, not sufficient for the thrifty
four or five, and room made for a the hen have much to do with the certain churches on whose walls clingsthe owner. Stone walls, brown fields, the
fresh supply, thus saving valuable quality of the egg, as is the case with Ivy Green. The Ivy is_"Englishyou Ten Broeck, a rill or flood, Wallkillthe
time and increasing the possible num- the quality of milk ; but is it true know," so is the sparrow, fond !, same. Plenty of lime kills the
ber of chicks. Egg testers are sold by that.the eggs of hens that lay dark- memory connects the two. Oneis grass grub. Lime requires millions of
dealers of poultry supplies, but this I colored ones are superior in qualityto for the other. See the vast colony money.
expense is by no means necessary. the eggs hens that lay lightcoloredones lodged in the branches. Hear the i Pity the English sparrow had not
Take a sheet 01 heavy white paper, ? If so, it must due to the everlasting twitter, twitter, as sire and retained its insectiverous reputation.
and roll it around a stick somewhat breed, and not to the color.-National dame carry home"the insect or gru b." I' When a boy I saw the English spar-
smaller in diameter, than an ordinaryegg Live Stock Journal. Oh no it is grain culled from the row in his native land, knew him as a
; paste in shape,and then withdraw o litter in the Maccadam road or ash settled partner of roads the scavenger leading on to all"summer thickly
the stick. By placing an egg at one The nest Breeds for Florida. and garbage barrel in the yard where London." J. M.
end (sideways) and looking throughto Those who think of going to Floridato you will see hundreds engaged in the Hibernia, Fla., April 28, 1886.
the sun or a lighted lamp, holdingthe engage in the poultry business same pursuit. When startled by an -.-
close to the light can see unusual excitement wings are in :Sparrows and Tuberos!!
egg you should select breeds that are suited to put Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH :
very plainly every stage of the pro- the climate. It is not believed that motion. The trees over the walks are In the DISPATCH of April 12th you :
gress of incubation. even to the pulsa- Langshans, Cochins, or the Brahmaswill then alive. Ladies look out for your quote from an "exchange" a very
tion of the heart in some cases, and do well there. They are naturally bonnets ? There, you have brushed elaborate defense of the English spar-
trace the branching blood vessels in of a lazy disposition, and will do against the trunk of that tree, and row. I hardly think the writer was
every direction as they spread over better in colder latitudes. While we some of those nasty worms are cling- very familiar with the bird. In my
the yelk. In a very short time one say this much in disparagement of ing to your skirts. I thought those opinion the writer from Eustis was
will become expert in examining, and them, we are as free to admit that theyare nasty birds were to clear the land of much nearer the truth. I have seen
be able to detect the living germ by grand birds, and have hosts of ad- these things. Instead of this, they area considerable of them in Indiana and
the fourth day.-Maine Farmer. mirers. From our own observations nuisance themselves. They besmearthe everywhere it was considered a nui
while Florida. this winter, we formed housetops, porches, sills, inside sance. I certainly hope they will not
Fertile Eggs. the opinion that there are other breeds window blinds, trees, walks, in fact come to Florida.In .
Geese usually pair, though an ex better suited to that warm locality.We everything on which they alight, and the same number J. H. Foster
tra goose will be accepted by the gan- will name first and foremost in what benefit do we receive. Our trees writes about tuberoses. He is very
der if she has no mate. The drake the list the white and brown Leghorns, are dying, each leaf you will find is a much nearer the truth than the para-
will take four or five ducks to his care, then the Wyandottes, and last, the skeleton, a piece of lace work. We graph which he undertook to correct
but in confinement the number may grand old Plymouth Rocks. You will have tried hard to save them. Gard- They can be grown much more closely
be increased. A single union of a make no mistake in taking these ener has girdled the trees with cotton together than he says; six ,by fifteen
gobler and hen turkey fertilizes all the breeds down there; they have been and smeared it with tar, petroleum and inches is plenty of room. I have
eggs for that season, or rather for that tried, weighed in the balance, and in fact everything we could think of grown No. 1 bulbs on new pine land
clutch. If the turkey hen sits, and never found wanting.Chicago Poul- likely to do. with no fertilizer except oyster shell
after hatching begins to lay, she try Letter. It is impossible to find at our homeor lime in rows twelve inches apart and
should again be placed with the gob- I think, anywhere else in this sec only four inches between the bulbs.
He however has his
price too high;
ler. It is conceded that eggs from Chicken Cholera. tion an apple or pear not affected with extra fine bulbs may occasionally
the barn-yard hen become fertile on Coal oil is recommended as a pre- the caterpillar. Some are fair on the bring 12 per 1,000, but a large
the fifth day after she has been mated ventive of chicken cholera; corn is surface, but don't you bite into it; trim grower in Virginia is advertising themat
with the cock, and the eggs will some- soaked in the oil and then fed. and probe until fully dissected, or sor- $10, while a prominent dealer in
times hatch after the cock has been Hyposulphate of soda is an acknowl- rows awaits. Why, we have even had New York wrote to me that he could
buy good bulbs for S6 per 1,000.W. .
removed for a week or ten days. This edged remedy for cholera. A tea- to tear down our wisteria and honey- '
depends, however, upon the position spoonful to each fowl. I suckle from the piazza and trellis, Switzerland, Fla. .

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Questions and Answers. The Weekly Florida. Herald.
Homes in Florida.
lIte JJlorida ispatch. I
:; No industrious man of good habits Rev. J. T. M. Thasse, McDonough, I I I It gives us great pleasure to con-

JACKSONVILLE, FLA., MAY. 10,1886.._ I and health, however poor in this N. Y., asks information about the gratulate our friends of the Herald on

-- A. H. MANVILLE, Editor.----- --- i j world's goods need be without a comfortable Disston canal, its effects, etc., and the appearance of their first weekly

home here in Florida As whether there are any Seminoles yet issued on the 4th, and to notice the
Interest iu Florida. ; Editor McClure of the Philadelphia in Florida. evidences of prosperity which it pre.

The Chicago Poultry Letter in its I Times, says, "a farm of twenty acres 1. In the excellent paper of Colonel l- sents. Starting with little capitalsave

first issue remarks : "There is great properly located in Florida, is equalto A. K. McClure, of the Philadel- industry, energy and unswerving

interest in Florida matters just now, a farm of sixty acres in the North phia Times, which appeared in the integrity, with high moral purpose

and 'we will have special correspondents I in producing capacity, and no part of DISPATCH of the 19th ult., there is a and a most courteous and liberal bear-

there,gentlemen we are personally the farm or labor i is necessary to sustain full and complete answer to all the in- ing towards all classes, the Herald has

acquainted with, who will write every I either family or stock in unproductive quiries about the canal and Lake Oke won universal respect and secured a

mouth for the Poultry Letter. seasons, as there are no non- chobee. patronage which enables its proprietors r

Mr. llnbbard's. Work. producing periods from January to 2. There are about one hundred and to rest assured of competency and

Seminoles in the Ever reward for their
January. fifty residing diligence, economyand
We have received a copy of "In-
4 glades and only visiting the settle- enterprise in the field of political
sects Affecting the Orange, with the A Grand Field for Capital.It .
ments when to of With the
desiring journalism. political char-
compliments of the author, Mr. H. G. is said that Georgia's great swamp,
some of their products. They are all acter or partizan features of the Her-
Hubbard of Crescent Florida.I
City, the Okefeenokee, can easily be reclaimed -
orderly and harmless, and when theyso ald, we as a representative of the industrial
We gave an extended notice of the i by drainage into the t.lfary's .
elect under constitution interest have
our may nothing to
work in our last issue. It supplies a River, only a few miles distant,
become citizens. do or say, but its high moral tone, its
felt want and will find
long a placein and a magnificent area of land made
-- regard for religion, temperance and
every fruit-growers library. ready for the plow. If.some more of
all that tends to promote the higher
our millionaires, instead of railroadsand To Kill the Green Cabbage Worm.
New Poultry Journal.
interests and character of the people,
manufacturing investments, would Pyrethrum one part. Flour or Plas-
Dr. J. L. S. Hall who visited Flor-
ter three parts. Plaster preferred as cpmmands our strongest commendation -
this field of
ida last winter and a great poultry enter upon productive it is heavier. Mix well and apply and in these respects we are gladto
wealth like Disston's Okechobee
fancier has commenced the publication ,
with bellows. say that it is but an exponentof
at Chicago of a monthly entitledthe Drainage Company, this immense The above has been tried several the
personal character of the enter
Poultry Letter, He give:: special swamp would be one vast field of agri- years .and is known to be effectual. prising conductors Messrs. Clark &

attention to Florida interests and in- cultural industry in sugar, rice, fruits One man can easily go over an acrea
and There day so the cost is practically noth- Graves. No more deserving youngmen
vegetables. are
tends to have correspondents in every ing, and I consider it strictly uselessfor are found among our business cir-

Stat No. 1 is full of spirit .and in it. a man to growl, when there is cles and no more neat, chaste, well

promise of future usefulness. Valuation of Property. a remedy that will kill ninety percent got up newspaper exists in Florida
--------*. .-- with one application at a cost than the Weekly Florida Herald.
Dishrag Gourd. John H. Sherrot of Rockford Illi-
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of less than $5.00
per acre. Long may it and its courteous proprietors -
For the FLORIDA DISPATCU: nois, has purchased the Johnson plan- Yours truly, live and prosper.

Can you inform us through your tation, near Monticello, for $4,400. GEO. HUTCHINSON.Mr. -_---r....
valuable who has the seeds of
The tract contains nine hundred and The Best Peach..
the dishcloth gourd for sale in quan Hutchinson is a practical gardener Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH:

tity. Yours Respectfully, eighty-two acres, and lies contiguousto who has made a success upon Can you tell me which is the best

BRADLEY & BUTLER. the railroad. Can any one give us high pine land in this State. We peach to plant for the fruit and profit,
MartinMarion Florida.
County the reason why such improved lands, take great pleasure to record the re- Peen-to or Honey? I want to plantone
Seeds of the dishrag gourd are said
and property so located, practically on sult of the experience and experiments hundred or more.
be found in seed Can
o our stores.
a great thoroughfare, in the richest of successful cultivators here in A. D. T.
of our readers furnish Messrs. Pitman, Fla.
any portion of the State, and contiguous to Florida. One successfully conductedfarm
The Peen-to and both of
Bradley & Butler seeds of this vine ? Honey are
ED. DISPATCH. one of the most beautiful villages, can garden or orchard, goes farther good quality-the former is a cling,

not command at least one-quarter of toward convincing people of the profitsof juicy, with fine sub-acid flavorwhilethe

"There's Millions In It." the price at which much poorer lands, rural industry here, than any Honey is a free stone, and as the

The Southern Pacific Railroad Com wild and unoccupied, in East and amount of glowing description or as- name indicates of honied sweetness;

pany paid a Californian six hundred South Florida find ready sale? sertion as to the capabilities of the choice in quality between the two
dollars for a cherry tree which stoodin --..- State, etc.-ED. DISPATCH. would be a matter of taste, though we
their track and which shownto Florida State Gazetteer and Business .
was Directory 188C-7. -. ---- think the Peen-to would be generally

produce fruit worth the annual in- Published by thh South Publishing Indian River and Florida. Dispatch.A preferred. The Peen-to is the earliestin

terest on six hundred dollars. Now a Company, New York, op. 667. subscriber says : The Indian fact the earliest peach to ripen in

modern "boomer" of a new country \Ve have the pleasure to acknowl- River country is the paradise of the United States, and therefore most

would figure thus: "With six hundred edge the receipt of a copy of this Florida. I have purchased a two- profitable for Northern market. Plant

dollars for one cherry tree; one huu- work, and after a careful examinationwe thirds interest: in an range grove and some Honeys, however, for succession

dred trees to the acre, one hundredacres have no hesitation in saying that it truck farm at Island City, on Mer- for home use and-home.... market.
to the orchard-'There's millionsin
in!I' is as complete a business directory of ritt's Island, just opposite this post- Cotton heed Meal.

all portions of the State as possible in office-one hundred and one acres, Replying to the queries of our esteemed -

Fruit and Flowers from Baker County. our present progressive and transition many bearing trees, and good farm. correspondent, W. S. M., of

Miss T. M. Tilton, of Glen St. condition. It exhibits a vast amountof The frost did no injury whatever to Hawthorne, we would say that we

Mary's, Florida, has our thanks for a care in its preparation, and in paper, the trees on that island and our cropsof have no definite information in regardto

basket of lovely flowers and luscious print and binding it is exceptionallygood. cucumbers, potatoes, beans, peas, the proper quantity of cotton seed

strawberries. The berries were unusu- The map of Florida which accompanies -. and vegetables generally are booming. meal per acre for sweet potatoes ; but

ally fine both in appearance and it is the most complete yet I am simply delighted with your should consider five hundred pounds a

flavor. Baker county is rapidly com published. Its illustrations are fine, able and most valuable paper, and as- very liberal application. We suggest

ing to the front as a fruit and vegeta- and in all respects it is an honor to sert with full faith in it that it is worthone i a compost of three hundred pounds of

ble growing section. The soil seems the State and the enterprising pub- hundred times its subscription cotton seed meal and two hundred

peculiarly adapted to the peach,plum, lishers whose elegant monthly is doingso price to any farmer in Florida. It pounds of good unleached ashes, in-
etc. and these timately mixed and evenly scatteredin
grape, pear, ,
much to build Southern industries certainly has the best interests of the
up the drill before
fruits can be placed in market from bedding up; and
this section some weeks earlier than and secure Southern immigra State and its farmers at heart. Good we prefer the meal to the raw cotton

from Georgia. tion. luck to it and you. seed.

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Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: 9lublisltfr jeparJmt'lf ] &refis: I .

Permit me to congratulate upon Fertilize with Upland Cotton Seed,

the at $10 per ton. For sale by MAYS\ &
improved of HATES OF ADVERTISING.WPayable
appearance your
PARTRIDGE Monticello Florida. Fruit and Vegetable Market.
in advance, unless otherwise con- ,
,/ paper. The good taste exhibited in tracted. .. -
getting up such a significant representation 8PACE.11WEEK] 1 MO. 3 MO. 6 MO. 1 YEAR JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 41886.

of Florida as it i8 is of I sgr..i 5200 S 6 001 S1200' 31600 32200 A competent budder, thoroughly QUOTATIONS:
worthy ......_............ ..
2 3 50 10 501 2100 2S!: 00 38 00tB conversant with work. Ap- Green Peas, per crate. 50@2 00
praise certainly. On all sides we hear COLI 600 1800 ;36 00 4800'' 61 00 nursery Beans, .. ........... ....._..... 23@3: 00
tB ,. 800 2400 48 00 64 00, 85 00 ply or address, Cucumbers, ................ ...... 3 00@5 00
of the improvement in the DISPATCHand I 12 00 36 00 72 00 96 00 128 00 GLEN ST. MARY NURSERIES Tomatoes .< ........................ 3 00a)6) 00
1400 42 00 8t 00 112 00 15000 Squash, ................._..... 00@l) 50
your efforts to make it a live L I 18 00 54 00 108 00 14400 192 00 Glen St. Mary, Fla. Beets, *. ..........._........_ 00@1 25
Cabbage, per barrel............................ 2 00@4 00
paper meets with hearty appreciationon VttbucHptton $iS.OOper annum,in advance. Wanted.Extra Potatoes, .' ...............?.:....._.. 4 C0@8 00
--- ------ ----------- -- ------- I A. M. IVES,
the part of your readers.I SPECIAL CLUB RA1ES. copies FLORIDA DISPATCHVol. Gen. Manager.

was particularly pleased with some We have arranged with the publishers: and ( 4. No. 28)) for July 13, 1885.

will club THE DISPATCH with any paperor Address FLORIDA DISPATCH Jack-
your "Occasional" cor- periodical published in the United Statesor }
Great Britain. Prices on application. sonville, Fla. 261 BROADWAY NEW YORK, May 7, I886.
respondent in issue of the 26th
your Remittances should be sent by Check, QUOTATIONS.
inst., if his suggestions in regard to Money Order, Postal Note or Registered Let- The Demand Rapidly Increasing.E. Florida Strawberries. ,choice,per qt 25@ 35
44 "
ter, addressed to fair to good 10 20
diversified industry are acted upon its 1 C.; W. DaCOSTA, Publisher, J. Madden, Damascus, Mississippi "14 Irish Potatoe prime, bbl 6 00@8!: 00
Irish Potatoes, inferior,bbl. 3 00@4 00
great freeze of 1885 and 1886, may TAnKSA..VTT.' F. "''T.''. writes: You will please send me 44 Wax Bt ans, per crate .. 60@2 50
another case of Hughes' Tonic to For- 44 Round Beans, . 1 00@2 25
a benefit to the State. It I Flat Beans, ..... 50@1 50
prove great To Subscribers.See rest, Mississippi.\ It is astonishing to 44 Beets, per cr..te. .. . 1 25@1 75
is evident now that the good citizens printed slip on your paper (or wrapper note the rapidly increasing demandfor 44 Squasn, 4t .. . 75100

and if incorrect report same to us at once I J. D. HASHAGEN,
who have here make them Tonic sell bottleof
come to a Hughes' ; to one Eastern Agent.
Note date of the expiration of your subscription
home mean to try to develop some of and If in arrears please remit. I it insures a much larger sale.Ve

----..- it by far the best medicine
the latent pronounce
resources of its State.I PHILADELPHIA, May 5,1886.
Special to New Subscribers. ,,? handle and recommend
cheerfully especially for us by EVANS BROS.,
can well recall the impressionmade From and after this date, every new sub Reported
it to all those troubled with chills and Produce Commission Merchants,No.56 North
scriber to the DISPATCH, will receive on application -
upon the mind of a friend some fever. Water Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Price Cur-
a colored map of Florida/re* Scale
fifteen who traveled I R. A. Robinson & Co. rent subject to market fluctuations.New .
years ago, on eighteen miles to th inch. I Prepared by ,
----.-- Potatoes scarce and demand active.
wholesale Louisville Ken
foot over a large portion of East Au Unprecedented Offer. druggist, Fresh Southern Vegetables and Fruit of all
tucky. Sold at retail by H. Robinson kinds me t with fair bale.
Florida for the purp< se of examining To any one sending a yearly subscriptionto
& Co. Jacksonville. Key West Tomatoes, ..peck crate 1 50)1 75
the DISPATCH, at full rates,$2, we will send ,
its farms and gardens; not finding Fla. Tom+toes. per crate 50@5
any -----. ----- ..
the New York Weekly World free for six Spinach per bbl 100125
thing that looked like cultivation as months. Lands for Sale. Lettuce . .per 100 4 00@5 00
-KH- Strawberries, prime. .'per qt 15 30
sale ii
land for
he had seen it in the West, upon his IMPORTANT: :NOTICK. A large amount of New Beets.. .per box 75<@>l 00
quantities to suit purchasers, in th( Cabbage.. . . .. perbr 8 50(< >4 00
return to Jacksonville, where he spent Subscribers in arrears fur subscription peas . .. per bus. crate 0 OT@0 00
vicinity of Crescent City, Huntington, Squash,, ...... .. per crate 1 :25(8150. ;
the winter, he wrote a long letter hdme up to the first of January, 1886, Lake Como, Pomona and Forest Round Beans.. .. I ('o)@2 00
Flat .... .. "' 00@1 50
for publication stating that he could received a notice of their indebtedness Hills. By Wax .......... 1 50@2 00

S. BROWN Cues. .. .. . 5 00@6 00
speak from personal observation as to lostjiveek. Please do all you can to as- New Potatoes, prime..per bbl 6 00@8 00
16-6m. Fruitland Fla. culls..... 300@400FLORIDA
capabilities of Florida and he asserted sist us in meeting our demands.C. nov ....- .

that "there was not a foot of land in \V. DACOSTA, I sawn deh steamer, cum run deh ben',
Good-bye my lovah cood-bye,
East Florida that would Publisher. Loaded wid! passengers for ELLEN, DISPATCH LINE \
grow any ->-*-.- Good-bye my lovah, good-bye; BOSTON, Mass. May, 1886./
garden vegetables whatever, and in Buy-e b-a-by, buy yoh tickets by the Fla. Flat Beans..per crate 1 60@2 50
The Treinunt.
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RELIABLE"Louisville Round -(aII }-
fact nothing could be raised, with the "OLD Wax 300100
Mr. Frank Cullens, for many years ( and Nashville Railroad) Cabbagp.. .. . . .per bbl 503 50
exception of orange trees, and these Strawberries per qt 25 45
clerk of the Tremont House in this Daily PULLMAN PALACE BUFFET -

could not be brought into bearing con- SLEEPING CARS THROUGH O. G. PEARSON, .
city, is now one of the proprietors and Agent.Meteoro1oic&I1

dition for ten years at least. Fish and managers of this well known hotel. from Jacksonville to NEW-ORLEANS,

Yankees being the sole dependence of NASHVILLE, EVANSVILLE, ST. Louis,
Mr.\ Cullens is one of the most popular
Louisville and Cincinnati, with onlyone
the Now after fifteen
country. years hotel in the State. '
men change, in UNION DEPOTS, for ]
have passed we know the above remarks .
---+a -- CHICAGO and the NORTH, WEST and

to be wholly a mistake. Who Apply to Mr. Hourn. NORTHWEST. Stop-overs granted to

can tell what the future shall bring Editor FLORIDA DISPATCH: visit MAMMOTH CAVE, Baggage 4; I ..Iaq1f3A\ :i .:U U Chi
dddd: = c5 c3:
Dear Sir Will please let me checked destination time a JO 1 C) c
forth, we can with certainly predict : you to quick co 1Q1trJH! hf.laAV I UJUUSUU cs: CDoe

know through the columns of your rates as low as the lowest. ELLENN'SBUREAU oo K ____ .
that fifteen more of care and culture n
years valuable paper, where I can get pure is now stocked with the z .. .
will do much to cause this Stateto bone for I correct and .. 0. .J1 PlmnII d.ooooooo. Pea -
ground poultry. latest time cards, maps, Cx II1JP u1JaJ\7 &O 8.-ZS

bloom with perennial beauty. For have inquired of many of the leading civil answers. Call, or write to __ >:n I

one I have never lost my fath in the grain and feed dealers of the State L.R. TUTTLE,Passenger Agent, td N i .J1I3OIaA I O CO: C9:)14 1/3 COCO -

future of Florida, having suffered loss and have been unable to procure 90 W. Bay St. Jacksonville, Fla. -d: _

any. Yours truly, C. P.ATMORE,G. P. A.,Louisville,Ky. 0)0 3 .u0Uaa.I1Q I .,i, :
and change at divers times and places, .C < "'- 4 '-"''
before in this of Cow-Peas. T3C rtS I Irz7Z-
finally settling part Cow-Peas Cow-Peas" tr1
Rosewood, Levy County, Florida, April 28th. w _..1

the world, have not been unduly cast Apply to W. A. Bourn, whose advertisement Now is the time to plant in your w } i M>

I have just received ; pu i soqouj uiSSS3SS8 > =a5n
down by the losses of the past win- appears in another col groves.300 bushels "Clays." CO 05M IiPiJuwl II1fJ

umn.-ED. DISPATCH.Scott's A
300 bushels \VhippoorwilIs. ;> *
K; alr.
ter.Will .
you please send me a copy of 200 bushels "Red Rippers." .. cc.. .JIIBQ I eor.rt-crl ooooooo: : =;2 >.
Emulsion of Pure Cod Liver Oil, a t-;c q:)5 to
the DISPATCH of the 19th inst., from 100 bushels "Blacks. o .
with Hypophosphites, coooooo ,
some cause no number of that date has Is Remarkable as a Mesh Producer. 100 bushels "White Crowders." -.. _o H m mnmlUn I O'HIJ CQan&OoQ&o&o t:0 i 'X) msm CDr. =
O Xl ..
to hand through the kindness The increase of flesh and strength is Send for prices, OOOOoOt
come o mutlzulq.d I .2..
I after WILLIAM A. BOURS, ...'ciao '" .
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perceptible immediately commencing 0
of I to readit ------ -- ...:.E
i a neighbor was permitted I 20 West Bay Street,
the Emulsion. The -.00"0
to use i I
and was particularly interested ina Cod Liver Oil emulsified with the IIy- Jacksonville, Fla. OSO3 .IaamO.l1JH ?tr._.COtg.---Q ,.@ 1.
I II'UQ u'Ual + ) ..
piece in regard to the relative mer- pophosphites is most remarkable for I I-R-) mom mmtC

its of California and Florida from an its healing, strengthening, and flesh Write or telegraph Byron Iron E. Rail-Oak, -o --- .. ...--...:- ..; :. .. .. sis
undertaker for
the .1-1 : 11
producing qualities. to : : ; : :10 : k
"Old Californian. It seems to me +.+ --_____ ing and all kinds of Cemetery Work.A ::-cl05". : : ': q) .Q.cS..a.

that would be excellent for an immigration Body Type for Sale. full line of Wooden and Metallic "3 K H c 0: :,,:"zO'- >. ..-1.

I the writer is evidently hand. E <( :.."::3 : cs: 't;. "
pamphlet, as 800 pounds Long Primer, secondhand Cases and always on d k_"='''IICw' : 'IIeoeawxm ) )
a disinterested party. I\od condition. For sale All orders promptly attended to, 25 "0 ::= C.2.P C t ::s -wwxr 0

I A LADY READER. I 1 cheap C. W. DACOSTA. Laura St., Jacksonville, Fla. :; r-"h

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Unrivaled Ferrtilizer for Orange Trees. SAVANNAH, FLORIDA AND WEST'Nfp h ISSI3Ii1IEE: :

Bargains in Real state
Special to Orange Jrower: Real Estate Agency.

The price of Calcined Humus is $20 per ton -
delivered at your nearest depot; hut to meet !
the emergency of the present sea!!on, VERY Healthy Lunds! Low Prices !
LIBERAL TERMS will be cheerfully given. Correspondence -
KIssimmee offers the best chances for set-
RAILW will buy a fine residence lot at
solicited. $500
respectfully term tlers in Florida. It Is the coming district. as
Tampa. Easy
Address W. W. HICKS, all who know the K ate testify. There is Big
Fort Mason, Fla.A. WAYCROSS SHORT LINE) Money for investors In Town Lots.
---- $5000 will buy 200 acres high rolling
land the new town of Pine and LandsAt
E. DROUGHT, F. 11. SKELDING, adjoining High Hammock
President. Cashier. All Trains of this Road are Run by Cenlicl: ((90th) Pemberton, Junction of South Florida and
Meridian Time, which Is 33 Minutes SIT r Florida Southern Railroads and the Withla- reasonable prices.

KISSIMMEE/ CITY BANK than Jacksonville Time. coochee River. Also good land for Truck Farming. A few
email Bearing Groves on tracts of trom
ORANGE COUNTY FJ.A. ON AND AFTER SUNDAY. MARCH 7, $1 I Of! will buy a residence lot in Oriole. a Twenty to Eighty acres, at very low prices.
1886, Passenger Trains will leave aim arrive I UU new Railroad town on S. F. R.R., in These Groves are easily enlarged, and afforda
daily, as follows: Hernando county. Easy terms: concessionsto good start. Correspondence solicited.
NEW ORLEANS those who will build. Place rapidly Im-
Leave Jacksonville daily at............ <:45 a: m proving.
Kls lmmee Co. Fla.
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at......... 7:1pm ,Orange ,
Transacts a general Banking business. Leave Callahan dally at_..._. 8vl t! a In $ I C\r\\ will buy a handsome lot in Parkersburg.Marloncountyfacingon SIZE 40x00 FEET, <

Arrive at Waycross daily at....._..... .10:15: a m Cooper OTS, ? g4FLORIDA.
Buys and bells: Exchange. Letters of Credit Leave Gainesville................................. 6:15: a m Park. Send for colored map. Property of- Lakeview on Kingsley Lake
cashed. Arrive Gainesville............... 8:25 a m ered very cheap. "".. I
Arrive at Thomasville daily at.......... 1:39 p in < for
Arrive at Bainbridge dally at............ 3:35: p m CO will* buy a large building lot in tract
Has correspondents In all the chief towns Arrive at Chattahoochee daily at....... 4:04 p m 1 *J-' Windsor Alachua flour-
county a
of Florida, also Seaboard Natic nal Bank and Send 2 cent stamp: for Maps, etc., to
Arrive at Pensacola via L. & N.R.R>10:10 p m Isning place.
Messrs. C. M. Whitney & Co., New York. Arrive at Mobile via L.&N.R. R.. 2:15: a m TROPICAL LAND; CO.,
In Great Britain: The !Bank of Ireland. Arrive at New Orleans via L.&N.R.R 7:20 a m P. O. Box 138: Jacksonville, Flu.
Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of British $5000 wil1 buy *acres land adjoining
North America and Melville, Evans & Co., Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars to and from Windsor. Easy terms. Only REFER TO Ex-Gov Geo. F. Drew,
London. Jacksonville, Pensacola, Mobile and New $jQ() cash required; balance on long time to ... Jacksonvilleand, C.
McLean St.
Orleans. suit purchaser. Augustine.
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Q S. FAST MAIL STEAMERSFOR Leave Jacksonville daily at.........? 1.4j p in $250 will buy a well located lot of 10
Arrive at Jacksonville dally at....._.12rfX) m acres at Oriole; land all high and J. E. M'CINNISS

Leave Callahan dally at-.................. 2:25: p m dry; originally selected for orange culture. ,
Leave Chattahoochee at....................11:10: am Long terms of credit. Only i$L5 cash required, Room No. 10 Bostwick's Block
Leave Thomasville 1:20 p m and an equal amount per annum plus the in- ,
Palatka ana All LamlinRs Leave Gainesville 6:15 am terest on deferred payments. The easiest Jacksonville Florida

Arrive Gainesville............................. 8:25 a m terms offered on high dry lands in Florida. ,
ON Leave Live Oak at..... 9:30: a m Enquire for particulars.
Arrive at Waycross dally 4:20
UPPER ST. JOHN'S RIVER Arrive Brunswick via B.& -v It.R... 8:20 a pm m $4 5 0 station will buy at a Candler fine 10-acre lot close by REAL ESTATE

Arrive at Jesup daily at...._ ............. 5:55: p m Marion county.
TAMPA, MANATEE RIVER, Arrive Brunswick via E. T. V. & G... 8:(tO p m Very prosperous place; good lands. fought: and Hold.

Arrive :Macon via E. T. V. & G- R. Rll:3 p m (fc 2 2 5 will buy a choice 5-acre lot at CanS -
Key West, Havana and New Orleans, Arrive Atlanta via E.T. V.&G.R.R.. 2:10 p m \ > dler, close by the station. Houses for Rent in desirable portions of the
Arrive Chattanooga via E.T. V. &i G. 8:10 a m
Arrive CIncinnati via C. 2 S.:) It. H........ 6:30 p m $400 will buy a 40-acre() tract of high roll- city. City property handled and

DOUBLE DAILY DEPARTURES Arrive at Savannah daily at............... 7:40 p ni it.g pine land lying a little off from returns made promptly.
Arrive at Charleston daily at.. 1:10 a m the S.S.,O. & G. R. R. Marion county. Sat-
Arrive at Washington,D.C.,dally at 11:00 p m isfactory terms to buyers. Conveyancing done carefully and at short

PEOPLE'S LINE STEAMERS, Arrive at New York daily at.._.....?. 6:50 a m $520 will buy a beautifully located notice.
Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars,Jacksonville whole block of lots Parkersburg. Correspondence solicited.'! dec21-6m
to New York and Jacksonville -------- -----
to Cincinnativia Money In It for the right man. Over 300 lots
Jesup. now sold.

Steamers H. B. PLANT, of the People's Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars, Washingtonto will buy 1C acres good land ORANGEHIGHTS.
Line, and CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, of the Jacksonville.EAST. $ 150 adjoining _
De Bary-Baya Merchants' Line, will run n> "Healthiest Place in Florida."
follows: Leaving the DeBary-Baya Line FLORIDA EXPRF 8. $2500 will buy 80 acres high rolling
Wharf at foot of Laura street: Leave Jacksonville daily 5:0o land adjoining Floral City, In
Leave Savannah, Florida and Western Arrive at Jacksonville dally at..._...... 7:50a p iu m Hernando county. Money In It for subdivision High, rolling, fertile lands, pure water"rail-
Railway wharf Jacksonville Leave into lots. Terms to suit. road facilities and Northern society. Superior -
Callahan daily ... 5:40 p m
dally on arrival of Fast Mall train. Arrive at Callahan.............................. 6:59 am will buy 80 acres good high location for fruit and vegetable culture.A .
Leave Jacksonville............................. :8:00 p m Leave Waycross.................................. 8:0upm: $800 pine land north of Couper on rolling F. S. few choice residence lots given to parties
Leave Green Cove Spring.................... 5:10: mLeave Arrive who will build houses. Send stamp tor full
p at Waycross daily at............... 5:10 a m R'y in (Hernando Good
Tocol!.......................................... 6:15 p mLeave Leave Gainesville daily 3:50 m hood. couaty. neIghbor- information.
Palatka....................................... 8:40: pm Arrive at Gainesvilledaily at 9:15: a p m novl-ly) C. B. PALMER.
Leave Welaka......................................10:50 p m Leave Live Oak daily 7:15 mAr $600 will buy 20 acres land at Oriole MORETON HURRAY CHARLES MCNAR
Leave Astor ...................... 2:00 p with Lake Front. |
a mLeave ,
Ive at Live Oak daily at............... 5:55 a m Notary Public. Justice of the Peao
DeLand Landing..................._ -1:15: a m Leave Thomasville daily aU-....ll:2t in $1 I 000 will buy a handsome 80 acre tract
Leave Blue Springs ........................._ 5:00: a m Arrive at Albany daily at-.............._. 1:41 p a in southwest of Oriole, close by improvements MURRAY & McNARY.
Arrive Sanford, South Florida Railroad Arrive Montgomery via Central R. R. 7:10 a m ; commanding building site; fine

wharf..... ..?............................... 7:00 a m Arrive Mobile via L. & N. R. R......... 2:25 p m land. EAST COAST LANDS
Arrive Sanford, City wharf......?......... 7:10 a m Arrive New Orleans via L. & N. R.R. 7:30 p m will buy 40 acres land, high and
Arrive Enterprise........... ................... 8:10: a mLeave Arrive Louisville via L. & N. R. R.... 2:20 a m $I f100 dry,adjoining town plat of Oriole. Halifax River," Volusia County,Fla.
Enterprise................................. 8:30:: a m Arrive St. 7:40 a m A fortune for some one by sub-dividing into All kinds of Grove Lands, splendid Bull

RETURNING, Pullman Buffet Sleeping. cars between building lots. ing Lots on and near River. Address, wit

Leave Sanford,City wharf.................. 6:25: p m Jacksonville and St. Louis, via Thomasviile. $600 will buy 40 acres of land adjoining stamp, at Ormond. Volusia County, Fla.
Leave Sanford,South Florida wharf 7:00 p w Albany, Montgomery and Nashville, and preceding. lip. t-1 h'

Leave Blue Springs ..................... 8:50: n Pullman Palace Sleeping Cars to and from I O will buy 80 acres land - .- -- -
Leave DeLand Landing...................... 9:25' pI n Montgomery and Gainesville. $ IJJ CO the Company's lands at adjoining Pemberton

Leave Astor.........................................J1'J5 p m JACKSONVILLE EXPRESS.: which they have laid out In building lots. FLORIDA
Leave Welaka........................ .. ......... 2:15 a m
River front. A
Leave Jacksonville....................... .... bargain.
.. 7:00 p m
Leave Palatka........... .. ...... .. ...... 4:30: FERTILIZER COMPANY
.. ?..? .. .- .... ain Arrive JacksonvIlle............................. 7:00 a m will buy 120 acres tIne land between ,
Leave Tocol..... ..... ... ... .. ..... .. ... 6:30: Leave $2 UULJ
Leave Green Cove Spring.................... 7:15 I a m Callahan. 8:00 p m Dade City and Tucker- E. T. PAINE, Prest.,44 East Bay St.
Arrive Waycross.....................,.....
_10:15 p m town In Hernando county.
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Arrive Jacksonville ........ ....... .. 9:15: nm Arrive
Brunswick via B. & W. R.R... 7:08 a m will 40 )Florida Orange Food, $23 per ton.
Connecting at Tocol with St. Johns Rail Arrive Albany via B. &: W. R. R ......? 4:10: a m $400 land buy two miles acres splendid high L Florida Food $Z8
road, at Palatka with Florida SouthernRailway :) Arrive Macon via Central R. R.......... 8:10: a m from Brooksvllle. Vegetable per ton.
; at Astor with St. John's and Arrive Atlanta via General It.: IL.......12:iO n'n $8 0 0 will buy a young orange grove,265 This Fertilizer has been thoroughly tested
Lake Eustls at DeLand Arrive trees, some beginning to bear
Railway: Landing Jesup....... : a m ;
for the six Groves in
with eLand and St. Johns Railroad l; at Enterprise Arrive Brunswick via E.T. V. & G.... 6:00: a m grove in fine condition; Clay county, fine past years on Orange
with A. C.-1. J. & I. It. Railroad lor Arrive Bacon via E. T. V. & G. R. R. 6:10 a m neighborhood; quarter mile from Kingsley[ Florida and has given entire satisfaction. .
Titusville; at Sanford with steamers for In Arrive Atlanta via E. T. V. & U.R.K.11:15 a m Lake. Send for Circulars and Certificates.

dian River, and with trains of the South Arrive Cincinnati..................... 6:50()a m $1 I 000 will buy 160 acres high pine land
Florida Railroad for Tampa; at Tampa \\Itb Pullman Buffet Cars and Mann Boudoir in Hernando county; place has
the steamer Margaret of the People's Line Cars via Waycross, Albany and Macon; and several hundred dollars worth of improvements COW PEAS.
for points on Tampa Bay and Manatee River via Waycross, Jesup and Macon ; between on it. Including Souse; Railroad survey
alsc-oonnectlng with the steamships MascotU- Jacksonville and Cincinnati. Also, Through runs through place.CfcCnnn :300 bushels Red Rover, Clay Whlppoorwlll
Hutchinson and
Whitney for Key West and Passenger Coaches between Jacksonville and will buy 810
Havana acres finely locatedDUUUUiandinHernaudocounty. and White Peas for sale.
every Monday,Thursday and
Satur Chattanooga, via Albany; and Jacksonvilleand \ Will
day, arriving at Key West Tuesday, Friday Cincinnati, via Jesup.1CUABLESTON sell all or part. F. T. PAINE, Prest.
Sundays and Havana on Tuesday, Fri"
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day and Monday.Returning EXPRESS.

steamships leave Hivana on Leave Jacksonville........................ 7:30 a m 81.00ror13 Week The
Wednesday, Thursday and Paiurday Key Arrive Jacksonville......-. ............_,.10:3o p m SAM P L.d P POLICE GAZETTE u
West Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, arriving Leave Callahan 8:10 am HOMES IN FLORIDA be mailed securely any address la the
Tampa sunday Thursday and Sat Arrl\Waycross... : am I United States forThree Months
day, at New Orleans on bJ{onday. Arrive Jesup............l :29a m on receipt of COPIES One Dollar. Liberal -
A freight steamer of the People'Bor De BaryBaya Arrive Savannah................................ 1:23 p m discount allowed to Postmasters.Agents and
Merchants' Line leaves Jacksonville Arrive Charleston............. 6& p m Oriole, Hernando County. Clubs.The POLICE: MB All Em GAZTTTX'
daily, at 6 p. m. Returning. leaves Sanford Arrive Washington..... 3:i-ip m of New York is the ItflMIL.tU OXLT legitimate -
dally,at 9 a.m. Arrive New York.........-.......-..-.10:35: p m Send stamp for colored Map of Oriole and Illustrated !Sporting and Sensational
information how to get a home in Florida, Journal publlmed the American
Racing by the Roots of this Company in Jacksonville Pullman Buffet Sleeping Cars between close by Railroad in active operation. Splen continent. Apply for terms to FREE f i
Strictly Prohibited. and Washington. did lands. Large number of
orange new
For further particulars, inquire ol Through Tickets cold to all points by Rah groves already begun. Purchasers rapidlycoming Richard K. Fox, Franklin Square, New York.
and Steamship connections in from all the Union. -- -- -- -- -- -
JNO. BRADLEY, Chief Clerk. and baggage over Attractive --
Office, Waycross Steamboat WharlJacksonville checked through. Also, Sleeping Car berth plan of purchase; but little cash required. IR
Fla.. and sections secured at the Company's Office Bargains oflered.W. G
. W. M. DAVIDSON in Astor's Building,82 Bay Street,and at Depot NOF'l N "
Ticket Office.and on board People's Line ;
General Traffic Agent, Astor Building B. CLARKSON,
Steamers H. B. Plant and Chattahoochee.
c. D. OWENS,Traffic Manager,
Savannah, OR JAB. L. TAYLOR, Office: 72i W. Bay St. stairs [ Send for prices
up -
H.8. HAINES, Gen'. Manager, General Passenger Agent ., and Illustrated Catalogue of ;

:. HavannahGL A. G. FLEMING, Superintendent. Jacksonville Fla. CINCINNATI (0. CORRUGATING co.ii8 .

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," W. G. TOUSEY, F'i H0g Printing and Publishing House

Seffner, Hillsborough Co., Fla. ,


Cor. Bay and Pine Streets,
With descriptions of

:: : Fruit Trees, Plants, Vines, Berries, Ornamental Trees, Grasses, etc.; etc.
;,' Together with full descriptions of all the

Price List. Send for Catalogue to

W. W. 23A' r i J'TS:: 2Z SO3ST:: :E>rops.,
LAKE: GEORGE, FJL.OT1113A. Jan 1 '85


ORANGE AND LEMON TREES The Largest and Most Complete Print,.

Budded from tried and approved varieties, and on good healthy stocks.
Also, JAPAN PERSIMMONS, LECONTE PEARS, GRAPES, and a general line House in the State.
Fruit Trees suitable to Florida Address, ing
AARON. : < *\/v, Georgetown, Jr"TSIT xsi
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-JIJ:1.e: : *,13.C3.: Lema:

in variety, other Citrus Fruits, Peen-To and Honey Peaches-, LeConte and I .i.... tb;
Keiffer Pears, Japan Plums, Japan Persimmons,Figs, Guavas, Grapes, etc. igip =e

",' Orders from East Florida shipped from our Nurseries on Drayton i O= .. .
Island, St. Johns River. =
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Please Ponder the Following Facts and Act Accordingly.1st. ,

They carry' the Largest assortment of Fancy Groceries in the State. New Type and Improved Machinery.EVERY .

2nd. They are doing the largest business of any Fancy Grocery establishment -
in Florida.
3rd. They are selling goods at about New York prices, freight added.

4th. They WARRANT every aticle sold by them.

5th. They issue regular Monthly\ Wholesale Price Currents. PRINTING RULING AND BINDING,
6th. They employ a larger force than any Grocery House in Florida. ,
7th. It will be to your interest to send for their prices before purchasing
elsewhere. Jan 26-tf

COMPANY '. .' v;. ,.
In my office only" SKILLED WORKMEN are employed, guaranteeing
First-class Work to my Patrons.
|(A.hcly Soluble Guano, a complete high grade Fertilizer.
Ashley Cotton and Corn Compound, a complete fertilizer for se two crops, w
",' and also used by the truckers near Charleston for vegetables.
Ashley Ash Element, a cheap and excellent fertilizer for orange trees,bananas,etc
Ashley Dissolved Bones. Ashley Acid Phosphate.Pure .
Ground Raw Bone; Pure Ground Fish, Nitrate of Soda Sulphate Ammonia,Kalnit STEREOTYPING IN ALL BRANCHES. ;',
Muriate,Potash,Cotton Seed Meal,eta
: For Almanacs and Hand Books,Agricultural Primers,and good articles on Peas,Kalnit
%, Floats,etc.,address

bur En&ravlu Promptly ;
Charles i SC. Orders! r

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60 Fancy Pictures! and 25 ele1 NURSERIES, SEEDS, ETC. I W of
1 ot Ice to
CARD gant Cards in Gilt Edge. Silk Shipper 9 Oranges
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} I Fringe Hidden Name. &c., 1 .
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Songster$50 Prize Puzzle and
parlor games. all for lOctm Game of Authors. lOcts.
IVORY CO.. Cllntonvllle. Conn. Fruitland Nurseries, VIA SAVANNAH AND ATLANTA 'AST FREIGHT ROUTE.

.. I-; UI ail makes direct to cistomers -
from headquarters at P. J. BERCKMANS, Proprietor.The !I THE special attention of Shippers is called to the IEW SCHEDULE arrangements ol
wholesale All
guaranteed.prices.No asked goods I: these old established Railroads through Georgia, in co: section with the Cincinnati Southern
till instruments money are received and Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railways t Western Points. Inquiry Into the
and fully tested. Write us merits of the roads that constitute this line, will sat1 fy Shippers as to their reputation for
before purchasing. An investment of 2 cents may reliable Train movement. These roads are long establ ihed, and their Schedules not experiments -
save you from 850.OO to 81OO.OO. Address Just claims promptly paid. Any information regard to the Line cheerfully given. .
JESSE FRENCH, Nashville TenrnWkoUtalo new edition of our Spring Catalogue is We give below figures that will show the best posslbl TIME between Jacksonville and Cin
Utrlbvting Pcp'tfor theBowtlu ady for mailing. cinnati,and all points West:
.. .. Shippers desiring to take advantage of these routes rill give explicit directions, and see
that their Bills of Lading or Railroad Receipts, read ti Savannah and Central Railroad of

We will pay Agents a salary of
HELP tSo to t OO per month and expenses VIA SAVANNA'[
to travel and sell our Greenhouse and Bedding Plants
I or $40 a month and ex
I : circulars in your vicinity. Bus I Leave Jacksonville....................................((8. F. & W. R! ....................................... ........ ttUU pm
j 1 mess honorable,permanent pleasant&easily operated. Palms, Roses, Evergreens, etc., Leave Gainesville................,?...................( ..........................._............ .... 2:00 pm
f I All expenses .dvanc SAMPLE CASES FREE. No Leave savannah'0.............................................................. ... ....?....................................... 3:40 pm
' I stamps required. No humbug. We mean COMPANV what we say.: Leave Macon ...................... .............................................. ................................................. 2:38 am
Bradford Address NATIONAL Block. 8UPPI.V CIXC1NXATI, OIHO.I I Suitable for immediate is Leave Atlanta.................................................................. ........... ...................................... 9:35: am
t' and select planting unusually Leave Boyce...................................................................... ...................._........................... 8:20 pm
-- .-- large Arrive Cincinnati............................................................ ................................................. 5:00am
The former has large area of glass of our Floral Leave Chattanooga........................................................... .................................................10:20: pm
department been largely Increased of Leave Nashville........................................................... .... .......................... ....................... 5:15: pm
A.. N. DOBBI1VS.SG BRO. late duction, thus of giving first-class every stock facility at for the the lowest pro Arrive Louisville................... .......................................... ....... ................. ........................ 6:00 am

prices.Catalogues. W. H. LUCAS, Agent G. A. WHITEHEAD, G. F. A.,
V *$.*. .. -!=**
W L V f t. mailed free-address as above. Jacksonville, Fla. Savannah, Ga.
w. F. RHKLLMAN. Traffic Manager
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9 \ Rcmrdv for all Diseases! of the Liver Kid,
OAKLAND, OKAMii:' : CO., FI\. g?I s. Stomach and !
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V ." N GJtb! ; "rIg t (B j Constipation.cure Dyspepsia. Uose.onatotwoteasDoonfuls.Sick: lleadaeLe' ,

Pot (;rou'n Semi-Tropii S:mil 'II *.. Salts in at 10 and 2:5 .-;s. No genuine: salt; soldMn I tralk!
Gun, Locksmiths, and Stencil Cutters, unit Ornamental 'I'rce., ,-", ,,,, < LoulnlllfltK

11 tin Is and Vinos.
No Loss iu Transplanting.Catalogue THE BEST '

ana Price List Free, on application WASHER

t to the Manager. Address
(Iunsmithiug done In all Its branches.

A. E. CHAMPLIN, We\701 gnornntr the "LOVELL"WASHER to do better
IRON SAFE WORK. wor'i end do it easier and In les** time than any other machine
nov20-ly! Oakland, Urango. Co. Kla ; in tie vrorld.Vorranted five years and if it don't wash the
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Special rates on Stencil Cutting by mail. ; clothes clean without rubbing we will refund the money.


100,000 Orange Trees for Sale Cheap. i 0 PROOF that Agents are making from S75 to S15O per
Twenty thousand budded from bearing trees / mon: earners make $ O to$500 during tho w1ntr. La.y .
ORA.NGE of the best and choicest varieties on sour i 7 (L:.3 have great success ecTing: this Washer. T.etailpriceonly
TREES. stocks three and four years old. Our stock is!' t uSpy J J. Sample to those desiring an agency S 2. Also the Celebrated
i grown on high, dr>, light soil is hardy. Ii'I ''hlij U = U.r.Y8'01.JC'iGERS at manufacturers
healthy, and free from insects. \Ve aspire I to II y lowest price. "We invite the strictest; Investigation. Send
your address on a postal card for further .
offer the best trees for the least money. SJ Ito parttCBlara.
10.00O to select from. Varieties 'tweeSeville
Nonpareil Ku.YelIndlan River: 830 I per hundred, according to quantity. LOVELL WASHER CO ERIE
Mag J.S. BROWN & HO\ PA.
hart's ,
num Bonum and Late, budded in 1SS1!'\ J nov6-6m Fruitland Kla.

1882 and 18.3 on sour stocks four years old -.--- -. .-- --- -- --- -- --
Price, from 25c. to f 1 each. -

ALIIEU'.r St. Nicholas LILIES: ,;Fla., Nnrsnrios Or Lake Weir Go CECIL H. PLUMMER, ::f-

50 Chromo or 25 Hidden Name Cards, name 100,000 Orange and Lemon Trees.Our
., on, lOco Samples and terms, 4c. Crown VETERINARY SURGEON
Ptg Co., Northford, Ct. nov2ieowl3t.YIctoRscoY trees are very thrifty, three and four I D1... J-9"\veot'H
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: year old stocK, % toll inch diameter, with
one year old buds. Nurseries easily accesle I INFALLIBLE I LINIMENT.I
:') to Florida Southern Railroad. Send for Student of the Royal Veterinary College of
. ntulogues. Address Prtpared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen
\f J: S E. B. FOSTER, Manager i.ondon, Sweet of Connecticut, the natural Bone Set-
FF dec2My :outh Lake Weir, Fla. ter. Has been used for more than 50 years,
and is the best known remedy for Rheuma-
Will answer all communications through let- tism Bruises Cuts Burns
.& ,Neuralgia,Sprains ,
91,. J. BEACH & SON, ters and telegrams. wounds and all external(Injuries.
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0Kj.O1 Our stock of Fruit Trees is large and fine, Office in Orlando, Fla., at

IfGj l 'we and the in good White order.Adriatic New Fruits Fig, San,among Pedro which and Reed & Foster's Stables.CURED .
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Sam Jones condensed.
1KtCHAM'PIO nen2K-l\: PnlHlka. .Kla44tnY -'S: !) I I SAM JONES'' Over 500 pp. Illustrated.Onlysuhseriptioneditton.

authorized :Mr. Jones.
1 SISGLE TB11L ton SERMONS Steel and foe
Bead this Testimony then TRY portrait *
tucesthe most
" skeptical] I simile Jones! card de-

'. IT for yourself. GERMAN ASTHMA CUREJe\\ I r.r"TS- ----WAHTEO.. nonncinp AfMrp 1\rlrateedlt10ns.

Proprietors have many letters like these: I most violent attack: insures comfortable sleep:! 11..11.. ...' 'UA'STOX A NTOWK. Cincinnati. O.
effects cures where all other remedies fail'io Ii
BETTER THAN QUININE.Mr. for results. Its action I ifel
M. M. Kesterson Dorsev Co., Ark., (!Immediate, direct find certain, and nl I
effected in all CURABLE CASES!
sat; : "I I tan certify to the fact that Hughes curds
cured Refer to at time." I IHon. ---
I me -
,, (pennanentlr me. any
loi i i' : the best chill
i tonic I ever tried. 1 B. Lett. St. J'avl JVinn.\\
I c..i. r It better than quinine." ["I am entirely restored to health by German AithmaJ I
Cure." nH. Fitton.Hamilton. Ohio.]
I CURES CHRONIC CASES.Mr. AR. "German Asthma Cure Is aU you claim for It. Ie DeTer
H. W. McDonald: laurel Hill Miss., fallf.< 1'E.. Tot figerlm. Gretnmllt,5. C.I THE
writes: Your Hughes Tonic for chills and The Great Farm, Industrial and Stock "If cured 7 physician me." recommended Jtrt. il. L. Tetrick German, Loltd Asthma'lldtfTJ.Cure.Ohio.'i'hensaada It.I )r Buy the Best EUREKI

fever has never faileO yet, and I have sold it Periodical of the South. of Imllar Letter oa file. Ask any dr.Rlst 1 Awarded FIKAT Pre.
to a number of chronic cases. It cures them about It. mlum iind Gold Med.
every time." It embraces in its constituency the intelligent, German Asthma Cure is Fold by all drug- I WorJd'.Fafr.New
progressive and substantially successful farmers J(fists at 5Oc.and S 1.or tent by mail on receiptof J 1 >OrIeanflorerl2 leadinr
Ask For Hcglies'Tonic and Take No Otter.PRCE Wind MllJs. The Eit.ItEKA.
of the South, and as an advertising medium price. Trial pactaire free to..any address for. after a trial

01.00-PER BOTTLE. and for the Professional Merchant Manis Manufacturer ABSOLUTLT, Stock UNEQUALLZO.: Raiser 'stamP.- .. _JL'oClln'F.U..u.n..-' -. : '-.': .- _t' 'Ii t..U".YID':.' .'1i. : I lasting nounced 4 the wa pro.

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Atlanta, Ga..._........._ 35 70 00. ,Champaign, Ill............ ... .........1' GalHon, Ohio......_..... ... ... .......... Lincoln, Neb.. ..._.........i: 91 56iol! Peoria, 111._................ 65 116 00
Atchison, ..... ........ Dalton, Ua......_..... ...... 40 1 80001 GalUpoUs, Ohio............,! ... .........' Macon, Ga.....................: 25 i 50 OOj PtttsburJ Pn......_....._.. 66 126 00
Admi, Kan..I.. ..... .., .........,, I Dayton, O. ... ................ ... ; ......... Grand Rapids, .l\lich.1 ... .........' MobUe, Ala.................... 40 I 80 OOi Quincy Ill._..............-.. ..... ....._..
Ann ..... ... i..1 ,Delaware, Ohio.............. ... I.........i Henderson, Ky..I I 5,1)) 1100 00 I Montgomery. 35 ': 70001 .Rome a. .._............._ 40 80 00
Alton, ... ......... !Detlan e. Ohio...............i! ... ........ : lUckman, Ky................ 55 /100/ 00 Mansfield, Ala.j. ... .........! Rock Island IJt.: .......... ...... ?...?..
111.--.j 40 80 00\, (I Detroit Mich_.............. 70 120 OO.t: ( Indianapolis, Ind......._ 60 00 .Massmon, ... ......... Rochester, N. y._........ 68 13100
._ ...... 40 80 001 :Danville, 111.................., ...:: ......... !! Jeffersonville Ind.58\ 1108 001 Mt. Vernon Ohio..1! ..; .........\ Handusky, Ohio............ ro 116 00
Bloomington, 111..1 l ... .........1 I Davenport Ia ........... ...... ......... Jacksonville, Ill...........,/ ... ....._..1 Memphis, enn......_... 45 90 00 Sioux City, Iowa......._.. ... .........
Burlington Ia.............. ...... .........' :Dubuque, Iowa............' .. : ........ Joliet, 111............._.........I i'" ......... '! MilwaukeeWis,1 70 12)00) Springfield, Ill......_...... .... ._..
Belleville 111................. ... es. Iowa......... ...... ......... Jefferson City, : ...... ...... ...... .iJadlson, ... ......... St. Joseph, 1\10............... ... ....._..
Buffalo, N. Y........_...... 66 .118.00, 'Des Mrt Col................... 1 85 i,250 00 Knoxvtlle. Mo........ \ 45 90 001 f Minneapolis, Minn."I, ...... :.......... Rt. Louis, \10... ...... ....... 6,5 .11600
Bay City tl1ch..._........., ...... ......... Dixon, Ill.........-............ ... .........': Kenton, Ohio................ "' ., .........1 l Madison W is..... .........'' ...... .........! .Saginaw. 1\Iich_......... .. I ... ....._.
Bristol, .J.enn............._ ... ......... Elyrla, Ohio.................. ..' 1 Kalamazoo, Hch_....... 70 ,120 00 Montreal{, ., ...... ........ Sprl ngtleJd, Ohio........... ... ....._..
Cleveland 0..._...... .__. 70 120 00 Evansville, Ind_.... ...... 561106 001 I Kansas City, 1\10.._...... ..... I 'INashvilleTenn............ 45 !100 00,1 St. I'aulMinn............... ...... .....
Cincinnati}, Ohio......_. 55 100 00 East Saginaw, Mich..... ... t......... iLansing, Mhh............... ......1..1! New Orleans............ 45 90 ( Toledo. 0....................... 70 120 00 -
Cairo Ill.. ._..............._ 60 11000 East Ht. Louis, 111.......... 6.5 116 00 ,LaCrosse, Wis................ ... ..1 Newark, Ohio................ ... I,.........1 i Terre Haute, Ind ......_ 60 110 00Columbus
Ky........._. 55 100 00 Emporia, Kan_............. 1 05 'Il6' 00 'ILima, Ohio......_..... ...... ..! ',Omaha, Neb.................. ... .. I 1_'''_' Toronto, <]an_................ ..-.. .:_.
Columbus, Ohio........... ... ......... I Erie, I'a..... ............-...... 66 1 1126 00 I Lafayette, Ind......_....... ... ..........: :Ottawa, Can.................. ... I.........I, Topeka, Kan....._......... 95 148 00
Columbus, Ga............... 35 7000 Fort Wayne, Ind.......... ... ......... !Lancaster, Ohio............ ... ......... ''011 City, Pa ................. 66 '12600.1, Urbana, Ohio............_.. ... .........
Council Bluffs, 10......... .... ......... J4"indla'i Ohio............... ...... ......... I.Leavenworta, Kan...... ..... ........ ,Pekin, Ill. ...................... ... Wheeling, W.Va_......... 66 .126 00
Chicago, 111._........_..... 65 11600 Ohio....._...... ... :.......... I Louisville Ky_........._ &.j.100 0011 ;''Pana. 111........................ ... t..1! .1 Winnipeg, l\lan............ ...... ..._....
Chattanooga, Tenn_.... 40 80 00 Fort Dodge, Iowa........... 1 18 I 17O00_ .. _Little Rock, Ark....._.., 120 Ohio.................... ...
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Jacksonville Callahan and Live Oak.....................................................-......._. 20 40 25 50 [ i 00 col i 00 Zi I 55 . . . .
Gainesvllle '.1ew Branlord......_....._.................................. ..__......_................. 30 60 3,1) 70 40 80 401 801 I 401 SOl :-r7 75 . . . . .
Landings on 8t. Johns river...... ....................................._.............................. 30 60 35' 70 40 80 40. 801 i 40.' 8I-r7: 75 . . . . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry north of and including Ocala ....................................._. 3.5 70 40 M 45 90 4.5 90 : 451 i (), 42 85 . . . . .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry. south of Ocala ............................................................... :rT 75 42 8.1) 47 95 47 93 I 47'' 9.1) 4; 90 . . . .. .. .
Stations on Fla. So. Ry., St. J. 6t L. E. DlvIRlol1..................._................._......._.. 37 75 42 8.S'' 47 95 49 95' 47 9.51 47 95 . . . ', .. .
Landings on Lake Santa Fe_....._......_....................................................._......_.. ... .1 1 I ::1 I . . .. "... .
Tampa........................................................................................................................ 45 90))1' 1.00 55 1.10 5:5: 1 l0[! 5:5: ; l0 i ; 15i r 10o:1 . . . . . ... .
Landings on Manatee Ri ver..............._.._................................................ ..........-... ... ...... ... ...... ... ...... ...1 ......j "'1 ..... .. ..... . . .. . .. ... .
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Landings on Lakes Eustis anti Harris ....................._.......................................... 42 85 47 I 93 52''' 10.5 59 125! 52110.5 52 .; i . . . .. . .. .

Stations on South Florida RaUroad. . .... .... .... 40 45 I!: 90 i ." 50'' 1 001 l 50""I 100() 50'' 1 00',!'I 47 : 9.5 i . . .. .. ... .
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From Kissimmee to Acton, Inclusive... ... ................ ......_ ................. ..... ........... 4i' 90 50 100 551110'\ 551\ :0: 351 1 l0! 521\ 102 : .1 . .' ....4 .. .
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From Plant City to Orlenta, incluslve............. ....................... 2011 301 : :
From Winter Haven to Bartow, inclusive....... ......................._..........._........... MIlO' 60 1 20 65 13O; i I Gil' 130{ I fI.1? 1 = I 6"2 1 25 . .. .. . .
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Stations on F. H. & N. Co north of and including Ocala. ........... 90j 4')1 1 .1 I .
Stations on F. R. cC N. Co Rout h of Ocala.._........................................-........., 37 42 : 85 47l 1 95, I 471 1, I 47 9.51 :' 41 90 1 .1 .. ... .. .. .
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Stations on Sanford & Indian River I. 11.........._................ ................. .. ..- 751 .1 I I'' ''''I ,
stations on Tavare, Orlando S Atlantic R. R....._............._............................. ... ...: ... ...... ... ............I ... I. ......j'I ..., ......I".I'... ......' .1.\\ 1' . .. . .
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CONNECTIONS. The capacity of theStandard barrel must not exceed that of an ordinary flour barrel.
: lacity over the above will be liable to pro rata excfw ol cnarge

Double daily fast freight service for all points West via Albany, Jesup and Savannah. rht t'ar-toad. Is.t estimated rn. at" 2JO)1)l7: "n..ina./c pounds, "or" InMattec 40'( ) Standard...... a'hetoonPit Boxes. EXC. 'nilt'o Dally fast freight all rail connection via the Atlantic Coast Line to all Eastern Interior ;. a : =grrnr urn n

including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and to one consignee.
and Coast points,
Prepayment freight will not he required. but good inter'and condition of shipmentswill
Providence. Savannah he an absolute requirement. It clearly understood between the shippers and the
connection for New York via the Ocean Steamship Company leaving -
Tri-weekly transportation companies that no responsibility hall attach for loss or damage, however

Twice Mondays a week, Wednesdays for Baltimore and via Fridays.the Merchants and Miners Transportation Co., leaving occasioned, unless it be from negligence, and that such low must attach solely to the
company upon whose line such negligence may be located.
Savannah Weekly connection Tuesdays and for Boston Fridays./ ",11th Boston and Savannah Steampship Co., leaving The charges advanced by this Line in good faith to connections I'd! tbfJAA points will not
be subject to correction by this Line.
Savannah everyThur day. the full name and address of the consignee must be given for Insertion In J
WeEkly connection for Philadelphia via Ocean Steamship Co., leaving Savannah every In every case .. .
.. Bill I.a 8aturday. without notice. Single shipment to Western points will be charged at double rates.
to change
> Railing days of Steamships are subject No single shipment taken for less than II 1 to Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore

If shipped beyond, they will charged,: In addition the single package rates of con.
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rivFortMA.Tioiv i nectlng lines and cost of transfer.
of Stencils, shipping receipts and information furnished on application to any ol the agents
To make through rotes from point tributary to the above, add the rates ting
of the lines or to .
; For further information, II needed, apply to Agents
:," to above rates. J.. TAYLOR, ;
MTbw 8x14x23 Inches and the wiijjbt i laMttmftUd n. n. OWEN
Btandard Box tor Vegetables sue ,
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\ Tr..ffle Mal1qar, Bavnuoab O.. Gtn'l 11'1111Alent, Bavumah, (Jr *
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Kissimmee City, West Kissimmee and r s'.j= j", = :f: = ="=3 2=33i?*?. Special inducements offered to genuine settlers, not land speculators. The

Rosalie.u_,._s...:_..=..... town is only 5 miles from the metropolis of the State, situated on one of the

jg-.. J;'" : leading railroads, affording: immediate transportation to Jacksonville.

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Correspondence Solicited. FOR SALE B"\

Special pains taken to select and suit views of buyers,either for settlement or investment.
Town Lots, Orange and Fruit Lands,Cane and Rice Lands,Stock Pasturage Lands.
These Lands include all varieties of upland and lowland,and are adapted to Oranges, Lemons THE FLORIDA SOUTHERN BAM GOMPANl
,Pineapples, Bananas> Sugar Cane,early vegetables, etc. and are chiefly in the Counties ,
of St.Johns, Volusla, Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Levy, Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee,and
Our lands are selling rapidly. Thousands of settlers have located ou them during the'past; SITUATED IN r THE COUNTIES OF
Biz months. Do not delay If you want them at the present low prices.
The lands of this Company are specially adapted to the culture of Tropical Fruit, Rice,
Sugar Cane,etc.,and are generally accessible by steam navigation. Columbia, Bradford, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Levy, Marion, Orange
Address all correspondence about the above lands toW
"1111m c Sumter, Hernando, Hillsborough, Brevard, Baker, Polk & Manatee,
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KIR8IMMEE CTTY. 1 LOKII- *'onslsting of the finest Orange, Farming and Grazing Lands in the State of Florida. Pricesl.25
to 85 per acre according to location.For .
further information,apply to Office Florida Southern Railway Co., Palatka,Fla.

E. It. TRA.F'irOIrfcD, General Maunder,

90,000 Acres of the Finest Lands in South Florida Chief Clerk, Land Department. (sep29yl) General Manager

THE LAKE REGION OF POLK COUNTY.Two Jacksonville and Panama Park '

hundred deep,clear spring lakes, within a radius often miles. Their high banks:
timbered with a luxurious growth of pine and oak, and being on the very summit ol the I =
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dividing ridge ol the peninsula of Florida. Its dry air offers an inducement to the invalid. ; :
Its beautiful and diversified scenery, boating, fishing, etc., offers the finest opportunity for ...
people of taste to acquire a lovely winter, home, where all the pleasures and comforts of our
balmy climate can be enjoyed. Add to these the eminent suitability of the soil for the culture CITY AND SUBURBAN PROPERTY A SPECIALTY.
of the orange and other semi-tropical fruits, and the fact that both the South Florida
and the Bartow Branch Railroads run several miles through this tract, make this the most
desirable locality In South Florida. These lands are divided Into lots of five acres and up- bearing Orange Groves cholce'Bundlng Lots and g KX!Garden land near the city for sale.
wards, and will be sold on most favorable terms to improvers or settlers Houses and Truck Gardens for Rent and excellent hind In lots of half an acre and upwards
ANCLOTE HERNANDO COUNTY.At in good location,for sale on monthly payments to parties who will improve.
3"Groves: planted and taken care of,houses built and improvements made for non-resi
the mouth of the Anclote river, on the Gulf coast high land in full view of the dents.
ocean; salt air. salt water fish, miles of oyster beds. High land for residences and orange 83 ;300,000 Sweet Seedlings and variety of other fra't trees for sale.
groves,rich bottom land perfectly drained for vegetable gardens. A sugar plantation'200 *5* Money to loan on Improved property.
acres now being established by a sugar planter from Cuba, who selected this point after J. S. BELL Notary Public.
looking over the whole State. Post-office,store, church, school saw-mill and all requisitesfor Office Hours at No. 1 Reed's Block,Bay street City, Irom 9 to 11 A.M.
Protected from frost the waters of the Gulf of Mexico the North-
by warm on At Panama Park from to fi) p. 1\(. sept29-tl
Company have also rich and alluvial lands In Sumter,Alachua and Orange Counties --- -
,and first-class sites for building purposes all along the South Florida Railroad. It woulddo
well for prospective purchasers to look at the lands offered by this Company before purchasing -
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full particulars address, p M* a cQ < =
BLOUNT &: WHITLEDGE, Bartow Polk County, Florida.
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G. M. MORRI8H, Anclote. Hernando County, Florida.J. Co '0 ..
E. LAMBETH. Gainesville, AlachuaCouuty, Florida.nov24lyr Rft n I
A. C. MARTIN Mackinnon. Orange County, Florida,or to < :.;. t* p"; C
E. R. TRAFFORD, General Manager Sanford,Orange County, Florida. ". ;:: -: -<: O)

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220,000 Trains will leave and arrive as follows tublt8hcd: 1871.
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I SOUTH FLORIDA LANDS. 1 I, ;'' i OB d, .c ,

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Bartow Branch It. R. Wharf ..."I.AM'.....":......" .......J..."... j.-... Consignments of oranges solicited. We have a trade that consumes all our oranges with
t Sanford....... 0 800....... I.4 4.'j'lO' 00 8 20 out having to send to auction. Remittances sent on day of sale. Juneft-ly

r In the Counties of JBelair...._.. 3 810,........t 157 10 10 8 35 ---
I, Longwood... 10 8 ZJ.r!, 5 15 1025 9 15 E 8 TAn I.III En IS 7 5.Commission .
Altamonte.. 12 830 ......" 525 1033 938
I Maitland..... 15 8 37.. ....." 5 35'10 i' 4.1 10 10
Polk, Winter Park 18 8 45..... 5571055 1030:
t I I OrlandoKisslmmee........ 22 9 O'.zl" A MI 6 20ll'! 15 11 a5 E. BEAN
I Brevard, .. 40, 9 -IS! 5 ro I 7 1012; 05 1 15 ,

,: Sumter, 'P.M.I PM I

J JI and Ilillsborougli. IHalnesCity fH110, 30; 6 i I"...... Merchant and Forwarder
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arrow J'nc 68r; 471| 6 11.. 350 ,
t-i3OOO Acres AnburndaleLakeland. 72110' 571 6 .."... 4 15
+ ..... 83111: 25i; 7 17..i. '_...... 5 40 Waycross Railroad Wharf, Jacksonville, Fla.

1 of these are NEWLY acqul cd Lands, which Plant City... 93 11 45 8 .. !......" 6 :3 Branch Railroad Gainesville Fla.Or .
Packing-House AVaycross Depot
Seffner......... 103 12 10 8 ..."... ; 7 20
Ar .. 115 12 40), 925..1.' ....... I 800
having been for several I s reserved from Tampa. ; ,
yeas :Hj -yy)
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I I PMI'1 AM, ; I PM g; ems, o o za. Q ,

sale are now offered. NORTH BOUND. And other Fruits and Vegetables,

These lands comprise all classes and grades M. ; .o. PACKED SHIPPED AND SOLD.k
-. 6. as- ,
r.1.. w:: I
of South Florida soils. High Pine and Oak "z 0 m.No. + 0 boO. Reliable Correspondents in all the principal cities of the United States.
Lands among the Backbone Hills in the famous 8o Accom.Accom.No. Q
as 01 .::: c'reeia: :I...emO a
ti ti I! < a Ew
Lake and Hill region of t e Peninsula. ----1---: RIPENED AND PUT IN GOOD MERCHANTABLE SHAPE.

Leave- I PM PM I AM
Lake Views and Lake Fronts; large areas of Tampa.........!I 01! 2 00 """..' 5 M ........ 630 Grro: VV ers' Ea..pp1ies.Have :: .

Seflner_...... 121 2 30 ....... 715
table lands well timbered with Pine,and Oak Plant City.... 221 2 501......_ 605..1...".. ) 8 20 a full stock of Growers' Supplies consisting of Cottonwood Thin Wood for Orange
Lakeland.. 32 3 151.+ .._... 7 30 ... ...I 9 :Mi Boxes, which makes the Whitest, Lightest, Strongest and Cheapest Box in use. Beach
undergrowth; Low, well-timbered, Pine Auburndale- 43, 3 ........ 800 "'"-'"., 1020 (Bangor) Thin Wood, Dressed Pine Heading, Hoops, Manilla Orange Wraps, etc., etc., all of

Bartow J'ncJ 47 3 40..........1 818 ...... 1 1125HatnesCity' the best quality,and cheaper than the cheapest.
Lands; Prairie and Marsh Lands set in rich 54 4 + 8 35 PM rj ... ...
\' !: 081.1 AM Ar L vKIssimmee. I'|' Agent for the Sale of the Stevens Sizer and the Dayton Tramway Fruit Car

native grasses affording good pastures for ..I 75'' 5 00, 5 40 9 80.1 2 00-- 130 and
Send Circulars Slen ls.
Orlando........1 93 5 45 6 35 PM 2 50 3 20 for sep4tfJOHN
cattle. Also, Town Lots are offered in the Winter P'rk, 97 567 i 650......" 302 350 -

Maitland....,100 ti ill!I 6 58........" 310 4 10
thriving new railroad towns of Kissimmee, Altamonte.. 102 6 10'' 7 10'"...... 325 4 37 T. LESLEY, President. S. A. JONES, Gen. Manager. LAWSON CHASE, Sec. Treas.

Longwood... 105 6 18 7 20 ......", 3 35 515
Winter Haven, Bartow, Auburndale, Lake- t elalr......... 112 6 30 7 OO........_ 3 501 5 -IU HILL BOROUGH COUNTY REAL ESTATE AGENCY
Ar. Sanford' 6 40 7501.-! 4 00 555 ,
land, Plant City, Seffner, Mango, Orient and R. Wharf.-, I I
Dade City. Penibcrtou Ferry Branch.-S.F. R.R.F''stF'st .
-- ---- ----F'st F'sf Are reliable and responsible,and being chartered are amenable to the State. Have every
For further Information apply to Land De- ,
:'" 1t'I. J't. STATIONS. ( 1\1'1 Ft. =- description of Heal Estate. We solicit correspondence. Send for our Descriptive

partment of South Florida Railroad Com- ti 19. 25. a). 26. ti Pamphlet and newspaper. .
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pany,Sanford,Florida.WALTER P.M. A.M A.M P.M.
o 5.15 3.40 Lv Pembert'n Fery Ar 9.3) 9.1075

11 5.47 4.25 .........Owensboro ......... 8.58 8.7161 The Machines arelight.*tronjf, .. Send now If yon are Interested
GWYNN 16 5.58 4.5..Dade;: City.. ........, S.48 8 05 59 rasyrunuwganwirable ..... _' In FurininK.Garden ,or Trucking,
23 6.17 5.2.' ........."Richland............,, 8.3) 7.2")2 in design and finish ., l',,r our 188G Catalogue which
Janl2-tf General Land Agent.W. 43 7.35 7.15!,........."Lakeland".........1+ 7.40 5.4532 Practical-dar e. fully describes our tkN? 531 8.OQ 8 00.Plant; Ci ty. ....: 6.5. 4:30'72' __ Ta.4. '

8.2) 8.001..............--effner..1 6.25 3.4512 .
M. Ln F. C. SOLLEE. 7518.55
wITu. 9.501ArriveTampa.Leave: 6.00 3.00 0 "
LEDWITH & SOLLEE Bartow Hraiiqli.( -Daily except Sunday and Hollow Steel
127 and 129 j
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DEALERS IN I I youth: Bound. Catharine Street, \\, and Cultivators. Free to all.

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Office, No. 7 Herkimer Rlock, 1---, -_ _-u-_- __ ___
A.M P.M. P.M.
Leave...- artow Junction..... 0M.50 4.00 8.20
Headquarters for Haines City Property. Leave.....Winter Haven....._...,i 511.05 4.15 8.4U
Arrive....Bartow .............-......|.17,11.40 4.50 9.25
r North Bound.

HAINES CITY. STATIONS. I;, gPas.| Pas. Pas.I\Pas.

!Ir&frt: \ No.j&Ft, No.
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CUlt a.- T'OWN 14'l'4. \ A.M \ .M.II..M.A.:' .
Leave Bartow.........-...... 0, 5.30 I) 2.40|, 7.00.tJ() { -\ r '
I.eaveWlnter Haven... :12'' S; 12 :3.15! 7.S\llO. lj r
1 Arrive Bartow Junction: :; (L30 :3.iOI:: ; 7.50110.20
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) Healthy, High, Rolling Land with Sanford and Pally Indian except Sun-ay.Ilivcr Itul I rondo IW .

Beautiful Lake Fronts. ,I m.!..I ;I Pas.fcK. .I ---- --'Ps.No., =I Q JI -) / .
:-- .t STATIOXS. % x F
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Till it,* u flare Opportunity to J'ur- o I ...Sanford. .- ) i F17
3 5.17; .......IKort R. ed.......... 7.711!, '14
chute Lots on the Highest Tractor 5 5.25'': JRutledgc ..'!; 7.15!, ;12 < ,
17 6.Ar..Ovldeb..a: )" ti.<'T Ct
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Lund in Tropical Florida. J-Flag- Stations.-- 'I I rains :No. 3: .>, :t and ; C

Dally except Suudrty. INO. I and 2 Dally. f
1 1 rains No. 4,6,10 and 8 Daily except Sunday.
Train No. stops at La eland for breakfast. \ : :
Haloes City half-way between
Trains No.21 ami :Mrv
Trains0.19 and 1"0 Daily. 4
anloN and Tutnpa >,1( right on the South ,., '
Florida Railroad. It is: ltu ted on the highest 22 Daily except Sunday. k;'
Sanford with Sanford and In- :;
laud in South .KloiIda-rich,rolling and Connects at
Ovldeo and point on
dian River Railroad for
healthy This excellent country lies to the
southward of large lakes which protect the Lake Jessup; with the People's Line and 'CDD.ltoahits.
Line of SteamersforJacksonville
fruit. There is no frost here. The Dellary- ayaIerchants' .
tropical and all Intermediate pointson I of.t.DKAL.KKS .!:->
fact of the Indians having selected this section ;;
St.Johns River,and with Steamers for In-
of as a home demonstrates be- CO.
country &
D. D. iEIS
dian River and Upper SU J oh us. )
that It Is absolutely
yond a
account At Kissimmee with Steamers for Fort Myers
portion: since it Is their aim, on f river. 1 N .
and Bassinger,and points on .
aversion to labor to find the most fertile AtPemberton Ferry with Florida southern C> c) ::F"'I I c;..
tracts; thus affording large returns from a Railway for all point East and West, 3MI: E3 1A.. :31L ,

very Come moderate and see expenditure this town before of labor.buying elseWhere and Railway at Bartow tor Fort with Meade sonhi and points boaih.Southern (' rrujtaled Iron, Fire Proof Iron :Shutter, .c., Memlif+ mjlldiiij 'StippIie,

Throu h Tickets sold at all regular stations State Agents for K.: Van Noorden: & Co'si11ETALIC
( J. HINSON, points North East and West. ft* IX X IS O X- I': K.

Haines City, Polk County, Fla. FRKDEKIC H. RAND, West streetJACKnu.rILLE:. "i'LA
71 .liar
Bend for descriptive circular,free. Qen'l Ticket Agent, ,.iJ!" ,
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Boston and Savannah Steamship Co. Practical Experience Proves that ,

Great Southern Freight and Passenger Route between New England and THE CLARK'S COVE GUANO Co

Georgia, Florida, Alabama, the South and Southwest.
First-Class! Passenger.. Accommodations.No HIGH GRADE CONCENTRATED MANURES :.
Transhipment.: ".d *** No Extra. Iliimllliiu- *,*o

Cabin Passage, 820 ; Excursion $35.00; Steerage, SI2, "0 o 0 H
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The superior Iron Steamship* of tins Company; art "lll ()lrllt-f to sail from O m 4. : M I

Boston every Thursday ni 3 P. M., and from -Savannah a* follows( : O =-
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CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley.............................................Thursday, April 15, at :3:30: p. m J
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........?..............................................-Thursday, April r2, at 9:00 p. m F .00 0
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley....................._........................ Thursday, April 29, at 2:30 p. m z ,
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge.............................................................Thursday, May 6, at 7:30: p. m Q
CITY OF MACON, Capt.. Kelley............................._...............-.Thursday, May 13, at 2:00 p. m *rt = r
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge........... .. ............................................Thursday, May 20\1,at 7:30 p. m DC 3Q.
CITY OF MACON; Capt. Kelley......................:..........................Thursday, May 27, at 1:00 p. in m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge........ .. ...............................................Thursday June 3, at 6:30 p.m 04 a .
CITY OF MACOr Capt. Kelley..............................................Thursday, June 10. at 12:30 p. m
GATE CITY, Capt. Hedge....?............................._............?.........Thursday, June 7, at 6:30 p. m THE: llE8T JNIIU' 4E.
CITY OF MACON, Capt. Kelley................................?..............Thursday, June 21, at 11:00 a. m ARM =
GATE CITY Capt. Hedge........ ........................_..........................Thursday, July 1, at 5:30 p. m Prof. Isaac Stone, in his article on Orange culture In the trade edition of the Times-Union,
"Of all the fertilizers used on some 15.000 trees the Clark's Cove Orange-
Through Bills of Lading and Tickets over Central Railroad of Georgia, Savannah, Florida better results than other used." Send for Pamphlet and full particulars -
and Western Railway, and connecting with East Florida by the Waycross Short Line. Tree Food gave any
(Florida Dispatch) and the Steamers of the b <* Island Route.W. WIGHTMAN & CHRISTOPHER, State Agents.
H. RINu NIckerson's Wharf, Boston.
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For For Rooms Freight and apply Tickets to. RICHARDSON apply to 4 BARNARD, Agents, Savannah, Ga. WIII: :: :..II: lIAM.: : : : .A... JB-C-Fl.3,

sepl-85 HENRY R. CHRISTIAN. G. S. Agent, 66 Bay Street. (Successor to J. E. Hart,)

The Oldest Seed House In the city. (Established 1875)).

20 West Bay Street,. Jacksonville,

T J: :bI.J: E FOIl- ..A.FI.JE: : EEEIE: : ;

I handle none but the Best and most Reliable Seeds. My new Catalogue will be sent free
55 to 60 Hours on application. Also, Wholesale Dealer In

between NW'VYORKSAVANNAH Hay, Corn, Oats, Flour, Grits, Meal, Bran'.Wheat,

and -AND- GROUND ,
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-- PHILADELPHIAOcean J. E. Tygert & Co.'s i Star Brand Fertilizers.

I GvmrantcedL AnnlyslR.

Steamship Company Comprising ORANGE TREE and VEGETABLE

(Central or 90 Meridian Time.) FERTILIZER, Mt IW'J PURE GROUND BONE

Passage Rates Between Savannah and New Y OfK. MURIATE OF POTASH, SULPHATE POTASH,

To or from New York, Cabin, 120; Steerage, $10; Excursion (return trip), 32.0J.: NITRATE SODA, KAINIT, ETC.
rHE Magnificent Steamships of this Company are appointed to sail as follows:
Prices on application July 27 U
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CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catherine...............................................Sunday, May: 2- 4:30 p. rn
NACOOCHEE. Capt. Kempton...........................................................Tuesday: ny ..- 6:00p.m: IRON WORKSAdjoining
TALLAHASSEE, capt. Fisher ..................... .................?...... ..........Friday., May 7- 8:00: \ a. m SOOFIELD'S
CITY OF AUGUSTA, Capt Nickerson....................?...................... .Sunday, May 9-10:00 a. m
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Diggett.................................Tuesday. May: 11-12:00 mCHATTAHOOCHEE .
Capt. Catharine........._...................._..............Friday, .lay H- 3:00 p. m Passenger Depot, JIACON, (.iA. Manufacturers the old and well knownSOHOFIELD'S
NACOOCH,.:Ii. Capt. Kempton.........................................................Sundav,May 16- 4:30 p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher ........... .....?........................?.............Tuesday!' May 18- *':00 p. m
CITY OF AUGUSTA= Capt. Nickerson.Friday May 218:30 a. m PATENTED
CITY OF SAVANNAH, Capt. H. C. Daggett...................................Sunday, May1alp( a. m
CHATTAHOOCHEE, Capt. Catharine..............................................Tuesday. May 2o-11:30 n. m
NACOOCFIEK I:J.Capt. Kempton .........................................................Friday, May 2.v- 2:00 p. m
TALLAHASSEE, Capt. Fisher.. .............................. ......................Sunday May 303:30: p. m EMPIRE PREMIUM COTTON PRESSThe


[These Steamers do not carry Passengers.] most substantial, best built, and fastest. packing COTTON PRESS on the market. Packs
DESSOUG, Capt. ................. ............................._............_..Saturday, May 1 1- 4:00 p. m horse, Steam and Boilers
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett................................. ............................Saturday, May 8- 8:30 a. m Stepnorf steam Portable and Stationary Engines ,
DESSOUG,Capt. ..................?..............?........_?...................... Saturday a)" 1=>- 4:00 p. m power. All sizes and styles 4 to 100 horse power. Shafting Pulleys' Hangers Mill Gearing .
JUNIATA, Capt. Daggett.............. ......................................M.. ....Saturday, May 22- 9:00 a. in and Machinery a specialty. Hancock Inspirator. the bet boiler feeder known
DESSOUG, )apt. ......?........?............................................ .....Saturday.l\lay 29- 2:3o: p. m and acknowledged standard. Iron Pipe and Fittings, Engine Trimmings Brass valves
Whistles, Lubricators Rubber and Leather Beting, and everything pertaining to Foundry,
THESE PALACE STEAMERS\ Machine and Mill Supply business.! Address
Connectlng'with the Savannah, Florida and Western Railway (Waycross Short Line)and
the Sea Island Route. J. S. SCHOFIELD & SON, Proprietors
Offer to the Traveling Public and Shippers advantages equalled by no other line.
Through Tickets and Rills of Lading Issued to principal points :North, East and Northwestvia \
Savannah. For further particulars apply to MACON, GEORGIA. "

HENRY YONGE, Agent, G. M. SORRKU: Agent, _. .-.
Pier No.85, North River, New York. City Exchange Building Savannah Ga. ------ -- -
W. I.. JAMES, Agent 13 S.Third Street: Philadelphia.J. : :r.vr A.G-.ZTN' E :EtIE'IBost
D. HA HAGI'N.i: Eastern Agent, Sav., Florida & Western Ry. ('.H.. 'HI( Broadway. N. Y. MA.Lfl'elys
For Rooms and Ticket applv to h a TheVVorLd.: .
H. R. CHRISTIAN; ::: Gen'i ;,o',calng6e:..ll,Ga iiay strccf.SHERIDAN'S ...........
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For large or small game 32 calibre 4U crates; powder:33 cal.55 gr.: 1 .
.. 40 cal CO gr.43 cal.70 and 85 gr. 1'he strongest shootmz: rifle made: \
f f1 Perfect accuracy guaranteed and the only absolutely safe rifle ontnemar.reduced. '
CONDITION keto PrIces BALLA'nD GnllMT.Sporting and Tar.
ct Rifles. world renowned. The standardfor
POWDER < tartret Bhontinc. nuntlnj an different styles prices from $18.00 up. Stud for illustrated catalogue. .
is absolutely pure and
highly 1 ounce-worth U W ir r ,, FIRE ARMS CO., New Haven, Conn.

of any other kind. It is btrlctlyatnedinetobzcIccncrrl! ro. rl Nothing on earth will make hens lay liko .tourtE'en etl made with one of our Zi calibre rifles twenty consecutive shots '. .
shots bad already wen fired and no cllanlniC! dnrintt the e ,.IneY.lt1'" :
it. Itenresohtokencholeraanda' f. u' -if I..C" 1 crtli its weight gold. Illustrated book "
by Bff ..
nail fir**. .Sold .ycry where., or sac i..ut for -'a c-ut. i" .amp! o 1 .1 ltojJibt Un Gatt. $l. *K pan arty: off n.rJH! )tie frtf e M |*tgf m.Htff! ."" tb"! / '" '
IW RtIu, ,'0, tills 1'141b.' P".I_1 .04,(.r $6,00. :DA 1. r1 u1UrQ$ ..., 1\1", 1'9n.' "... Itluam l' brsie, i4 r+.t."let .